Sierra Fishing Inspiration Photothon

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Re: Sierra Fishing Inspiration Photothon

Post by rlown » Thu Dec 16, 2010 9:46 pm

Townsley Sept 2006:
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Re: Sierra Fishing Inspiration Photothon

Post by oldranger » Fri Dec 17, 2010 10:01 am

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What an interesting fish, looks like belly of brook, sides of rainbow, and tail of a brown. But that doesn't make sense. I suspect some genetic influence from Hanging Basket cutthroats, but browns and brooks don't cross with rainbows and cutthroats. Is this fish typical of Townsley?

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Post by rlown » Fri Dec 17, 2010 10:06 am

very typical. Caught near the "deep end" where the inlet and Talus meet the water. That was about the average size. They are very deep, though.

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Re: Sierra Fishing Inspiration Photothon

Post by windknot » Fri Dec 17, 2010 10:42 am

Love the big spots on the tail of that golden. Possibly some cutthroat influence?

Here's another species-ambiguous fish:
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If I had just seen this photo and not known where it was taken, I'd have to guess it was some kind of golden-rainbow hybrid.

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Post by rlown » Sun Dec 19, 2010 2:27 pm

another HB beauty from Sept '06. It was a really great day in Sept; lot's of fish that day. Not the usual "blown out" conditions:
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Post by windknot » Mon Dec 20, 2010 12:10 am

Here's a brown successfully released in early 2008:
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Re: Sierra Fishing Inspiration Photothon

Post by windknot » Sat Dec 25, 2010 12:57 pm

Here's a shot to close out the last day of the fishing photothon. The picture isn't the best, but this 21" brown caught this past fall is my personal best backcountry fish:

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Post by rlown » Sat Dec 25, 2010 1:00 pm

um... that's a really nice fish.. you do need a bigger net! :p

(edit) can i ask why you carry a net at all?

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Re: Sierra Fishing Inspiration Photothon

Post by rlown » Sat Dec 25, 2010 1:34 pm

ok. you other anglers who haven't posted, post something; anything!!

we ate all of these.. they were excellent with the fresh squeezed orange sauce:
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Re: Sierra Fishing Inspiration Photothon

Post by Bad Man From Bodie » Thu Dec 30, 2010 4:38 pm

Variouse photos of fish I caught over the last couple of years. My favorite is of the little brookies caught with assistance from my son Parker!
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Happy 2011 everyone! Best wishes for photos of 2011 fishes!

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