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2011 Fishing inspiration photothon!

Postby pork50 » Wed Dec 07, 2011 9:32 pm

The general trout season in California has ended, and doesnt open up until the end of april. I feel a thread should be started about all of this year, and previous years, fishing expierences.
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Here is a wild trout I caught near the closer

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My home waters.

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A trout i caught while backpacking, no that is not a pool of blood, the granite had pools with gravel in them, minature natural hot tubs.

Continue this thread, and enjoy! :D

~Pork50
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Re: 2011 Fishing inspiration photothon!

Postby RiseToADry » Tue Dec 13, 2011 6:01 pm

This picture is not really bout the fish, but more about the place and the trip. Humphrey's basin, fishing Piute Creek before it flows into Upper Golden Trout Lake. We had day hiked to Lost Lakes above Muriel, and had several hits, saw some large Golden's follow our lures/flies, but alas, did not bring any to hand. We walked down to the Creek and followed it back to camp (at Upper Golden Trout Lake). It was an absolute blast seeing the little guys hit dry flies so hard after beeing skunked by the larger fish earlier in the day. This picture is perfect because it captures a nice little honey-hole, a pure golden, the towering Mt. Humphrey's in the background, and of course exactly how I was feeling. Bring's back fond memories, and this is why I hope to get into backcountry every year for as long as I can.

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Re: 2011 Fishing inspiration photothon!

Postby windknot » Wed Jan 11, 2012 6:32 pm

Mine was a season for firsts, bests, and possibly (though hopefully not) lasts. I caught my first lake trout from a backcountry lake, my personal best backcountry trout, my personal best fish on a fly, and my personal best brown. Lasts? There's always a good chance that any of my visits to a given lake could be my last, especially if the fishing isn't particularly enticing. However, there are a lot of seasons left, so you never know.

I'll contribute some gold to the thread. This guy refused three other flies before I finally found one that looked tasty enough to pique his interest:

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A few backcountry fishing pictures: http://wanderswithtrout.wordpress.com/
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Re: 2011 Fishing inspiration photothon!

Postby Troutdog 59 » Fri Jan 13, 2012 9:46 am

OK, mine are just "snap shots" compared to the your folks photos, but these two were my favs for 2011.

My daughter with her first backcountry brookie

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Dont worry Russ, we ate it :D

And my daugters PB golden

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Looking forward to 2012!!!
"Don't accept that what's happening
Is just a case of others' suffering
Or you'll find that you're joining in
The turning away"
D. Gilmour, Pink Floyd
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Re: 2011 Fishing inspiration photothon!

Postby Ikan Mas » Sat Jan 28, 2012 5:04 pm

Alger Lakes
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Garnet Lake
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Davis Lake (darn runts!)
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Gem Lake
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Re: 2011 Fishing inspiration photothon!

Postby ceragold5150 » Sun Feb 12, 2012 3:48 pm

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