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Show off your fish

Discussion in 'Boating & Fishing' started by swsteven, Jan 6, 2009.

  1. Jul 8, 2014 at 4:59 PM
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    teneighty

    teneighty I'd rather be skiing...

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    It's the only way to fish, I go as light as possible on everything

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  2. Jul 8, 2014 at 5:08 PM
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    played with any of the GLoomis NRX stuff?
     
  3. Jul 8, 2014 at 5:22 PM
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    teneighty

    teneighty I'd rather be skiing...

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    I haven't... Just Sooooo expensive haha
    I'm looking at an echo glass 6'3" 2 wt for stream fishing for brook trout, small browns and rainbows. It would be nice for the tight spots too. I might run over to Orvis HQ this week too in VT. There is an outlet that's close to me too with some nice deals. I need about 3 new rods.
    I can get Ross and Abel reels at 40%. I need a few set ups because I want to start kayak fishing for some monster pike and maybe some redfish on Vaca this fall!!
     
  4. Jul 8, 2014 at 6:49 PM
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    skygear

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    I have 2 GLX poles right now. Love them. Was told the NRX are even lighter and more durable.
     
  5. Jul 9, 2014 at 5:39 AM
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    teneighty I'd rather be skiing...

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    Nice!
    What do you usually fish for?
     
  6. Jul 9, 2014 at 9:53 AM
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    I like to catch ANYTHING! But locally I can get Rockfish (preferred local species), snakehead, perch, bass, catfish, and the normal other freshwater gamefish. If I go out farther than 20min, closer to an hour drive, I can get the rest of the saltwater species. Croaker, round heads, perch, shark, etc.

    Only specie I have really been keeping to eat is the rockfish and perch. Have always grown up on saltwater fish. Everytime I eat freshwater fish, they taste like the water they are in. Exceptions to that are the trout, and salmon I have caught.

    I know of one spot to get LARGE walleye. We get a run of shad, american shad and herring. all mixed together. Cloudys up the river and they are thick in there. Swimming ass to tail.
     
  7. Jul 9, 2014 at 10:23 AM
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    @Skygear you have pics of the snakeheads your catching?
     
  8. Jul 9, 2014 at 10:41 AM
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    I'll look. Normally i get so many I forget to take pics. Big suckers too. By the time it is time to go, its pitch black and after midnight. I keep all of them, its the law... Give them to my neighbors and they give me a cooked one in return.

    Caught a WORLD record a year or more ago. Somehow we messed up in the forms/ submission process. Didn't keep the fish, it turned into dinner.
     
  9. Jul 9, 2014 at 10:42 AM
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    Are they as vicious as the government says?
     
  10. Jul 9, 2014 at 10:52 AM
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    No. Media hyped that. just like the AR-15 -
     
  11. Jul 9, 2014 at 10:53 AM
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  12. Jul 9, 2014 at 10:55 AM
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  13. Jul 9, 2014 at 10:56 AM
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  14. Jul 9, 2014 at 10:57 AM
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    Holy shit that's a big fish
     
  15. Jul 9, 2014 at 10:57 AM
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    [​IMG]

    Not me, had a buddy hold it for a pic for size reference.
     
  16. Jul 9, 2014 at 10:58 AM
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    I get em. I was fishing daily for over the past 10 years learning the spot and the habits.
     
  17. Jul 9, 2014 at 11:00 AM
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  20. Jul 9, 2014 at 11:11 AM
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    These are from earlier this year at my buddy's farm. Needless to say I was excited when I caught these. Both females, the first fish was the second cast.
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    A few more I caught, some small fish.
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