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Old 10-08-2009, 06:07 PM
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I fished three days this week. The first two days I could not buy a fish no matter where I went; no matter if I threw dries, nymphs, or any combination. I even went to Cherokee for some stockers yesterday and only caught 1 fish. A coworker and I went back to Cherokee today and I finally caught some fish, including my first brown ever. I got a 7 and a 10 inch brown. I had no luck with an indicator no matter what depth I fished so I broke down and started high sticking and started catching well. Draggin tandem nymphs seemed to be the only way I could get a fish today. Guess I will have to try that method more when I am on bigger streams to get my nymphs down. Will post some pics later. Wish I had a pic of "the one that got away."
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Old 10-08-2009, 06:51 PM
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Congrats! (Next time you're on big water, throw a size 8 or 10 hopper...I dare you)
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Old 10-08-2009, 09:38 PM
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Wat would be good to drop off the hopper if anything? Just threw princes and pheasant tails today.
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Old 10-09-2009, 02:39 AM
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Here are the pics. Had to take them at home since I forgot to take the camera.
The one on the top left is one of the two browns I caught. It is 10 inches.


The 10 inch brown seemed small beside the 14 and 15 inch fat bows seen here. I accidentally cropped half of one out.

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Old 10-09-2009, 07:22 AM
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You can fish any dropper off of it for the area that you are in. I fish a midge dropper everywhere I go and seem to do ok. Or you can skip it and focus on the big boys all day.
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Old 10-09-2009, 11:02 AM
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Old 10-09-2009, 11:23 AM
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You seem to keep every fish...

Hey, the boy's HUNGRY!
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Old 10-09-2009, 11:37 AM
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I believe and hope those were stockers from the res-. Actually, being heretical, it wouldn't have hurt for SOME of those to have come from the park. Still can't bring myself to keep any though, but the Brookies from Wyoming tasted GREAT!

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Old 10-09-2009, 11:45 AM
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You seem to keep every fish...
Not accusing you of anything, and I'm not sure exactly where you were fishing, just some good information...

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Daily Possession Limits
Five (5) brook, rainbow or brown trout, smallmouth bass, or a combination of these, each day or in possession, regardless of whether they are fresh, stored in an ice chest, or otherwise preserved. The combined total must not exceed five fish.


Twenty (20) rock bass may be kept in addition to the above limit.

A person must stop fishing immediately after obtaining the limit.
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Old 10-09-2009, 03:18 PM
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Yes they were all reservation fish from Raven Fork above the trophy section but outside the park. I only keep fish from stocked streams. The limit over there is 10 fish per person. We kept seventeen between 2 of us. I usually fish in the park, but I never keep any fish at all from the park. I just release them and hope they will get bigger for someone else to catch later. Sorry for the confusion.
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