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View Poll Results: Which species?
Rainbow 4 8.00%
Brown 22 44.00%
Brook 13 26.00%
Salmon/Steelhead/Other 4 8.00%
Freshwater 4 8.00%
Saltwater 3 6.00%
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Old 10-05-2008, 01:04 PM
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I voted for brookies, but wish bluegill would have been on the list. Honestly, bluegill and pumpkinseeds are my favorite fish to catch.

Pumpkinseeds - warm water brookies.

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I meant freshwater to be warmwater, an all encompassing category. And I know about pumpkinseeds, they KILLED a bee imitation that I had.

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I'd vote for an "All of the Above" category.

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Haha that's a definite, but I'm speaking of absolute FAVORITE
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Old 10-05-2008, 03:39 PM
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How about blue marlin
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Old 10-05-2008, 09:15 PM
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What ever happens to be fancying my fly
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Old 10-05-2008, 10:06 PM
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Okay I voted "bows I have always been a sucker for the underdog. Plus it is the first fish I ever caught as a boy, and the first fish caught on a fly.
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Old 10-08-2008, 04:02 PM
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River Smallies are tops on my list.
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Its not on the list, but my favorite species to pursue would be Cutthroat Trout. They have the aggressiveness and vivid colors of a Brookie, mixed with the athleticism of a Rainbow. Plus they live in some of the most scenic and pristine parts of our country so even if I don't catch one, I enjoy just being "out there"...

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Haven't managed one of those beauties yet. next year for sure. up until this year I would have said Brookies hands down. I spent all of my time in the HIGHEST elevation streams, a lot of the stuff like Craig does....but now that I am getting better at catching some bigger browns......I have to go with the gold bellies.
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It had to be Brook for me...they're what got me hooked on this in the first place, and there's something about them being the true natives, at least in the East; perhaps if I fished out West, it would be the cutthroats.
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Anything in Saltwater. Pound for pound the hardest fighters with fins...hands down.
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Old 10-12-2008, 04:53 PM
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Ta - I have to agree with you on that one. My first saltwater fish on fly was a 9 in. Aber Jack and he fought like a 2lb largemouth. I just caught it last month and cant wait to hit the salt again. Although I still love to catch 5lb largemouths on "Big Poppers" , and Catching Tout are great fun as well.
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