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Old 05-08-2012, 09:41 PM
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As I sit here for the 10,000th time tying somekind of dry fly in some delicate pattern one thought comes to my mind........What is the largest trout you have ever caugth and landed on a DRY fly!

#18 Cutthroat in the Snake River on an ant of all things for me!

Maybe I will go back and tie some more nymphs and streamers tonight!
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Old 05-08-2012, 09:52 PM
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27"rainbow on foam black ant, near boone NC.

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Old 05-08-2012, 10:09 PM
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Knowing you, you shot that fish first and then put that ant in it's mouth! Oh son!
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Old 05-09-2012, 12:16 AM
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Mine was a big brown on the Taylor River in Colorado. Did not put a tape on the fish but it was probably around 22". Caught it on a #18 or #20 CDC BWO emerged pattern...one of the most visual and heart-stopping takes I've ever experienced as I watched it slowly ghost up under the fly, drifting back about 4 feet before slowly sipping it off the surface...
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Old 05-09-2012, 07:19 AM
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LOL; when I go shooting with folks I don't hold the target.
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Old 05-09-2012, 11:17 AM
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So far nothing has exceeded about 17-18". One of the more memorable occasions though was a few years ago fishing in VA. A nice bow about 17" came up and took a small royal wulff stimulator as it floated by. After setting the hook he literally rocketed out of the water about four feet into the air and proceeded to follow that with some entertaining tail walking. Everyone that was in close proximity to me really enjoyed the show, as did I.

Hopefully, one day, I will have a pic of a monster Atlantic to take the top slot...

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Old 05-11-2012, 03:50 PM
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As for myself about an 18 or 19 inch cutthroat on the Snake River on a hopper pattern. My wife on the other hand did manage about a 25 inch Brown on a hopper pattern on the Missouri River.
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Old 05-28-2012, 10:27 AM
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A 20" cutthroat on a #16 lime trude from the 3rd meadow of Slough Creek in Yellowstone National Park. Awesome take!
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Old 05-28-2012, 10:43 PM
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Normally don't post pics, but here is a decent fish I caught on Sunday on a dry.

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Old 05-28-2012, 10:59 PM
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That's a nice fish.
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