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Re: Largest trout (WILD/NATIVE) caught this season?

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I was there to witness the fish Jay caught and it was a beaut! I would estimate it around 11-12" range and that might be slightly on the low side. Nice fish with the beginnings of a kype!


I caught my first wild brookie ever on that stream that day... so my best was around 7-8"

also my best wild brown was taken on that trip around 12-13" on the sulpur spinnerfall.

Everyone should go to the JAM!

Posted on: 2009/10/16 10:43
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Re: Largest trout (WILD/NATIVE) caught this season?

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troutslammer wrote:
when people speak of catching wild browns , does that mean they were caught in a stream thats never been stocked ?


No. Being that brown trout are a non native species imported from germany, they ether had to have been stocked in the past, or migrated up from waters that recive stockings to tributarys where they could survive and breed. Their offspring are the fish that we are talking about.

Posted on: 2009/10/16 10:54


Re: Largest trout (WILD/NATIVE) caught this season?

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jayL wrote:
I have a pic somewhere, but overall, I'm not a big fan of taking a camera trout fishing. I spend all week working with technology, and fishing is a getaway from that. Even when I do bring it, I rarely use it.

I did have it handy for the jamboree though, so I'll try to dig it up.

Edit: Here it is. It gives no concept of size, so I guess the true measurement is going to be lost forever. I didn't even touch the fish, so I never got a good length estimate. For the very little bit of brookie fishing I do, I'm pleased with this fish.

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Beautiful looking trout Jay. I see the start of a kype.

Posted on: 2009/10/16 11:47
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Re: Largest trout (WILD/NATIVE) caught this season?

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that is a nice fish jay:)

Posted on: 2009/10/16 13:16
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Re: Largest trout (WILD/NATIVE) caught this season?

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Sweet fish!

My best (so far):

Non ff:
Brook: 10"
Brown: 13"
no wild bows

FF:
Brook: 7" (only caught one)
Brown: 8.5"

Not that great, but those are good fish for my area. This is turning out to be more of a numbers year for me as I've already doubled my previous season best total number of trout caught.

Posted on: 2009/10/16 16:42
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Re: Largest trout (WILD/NATIVE) caught this season?
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While I didn't see Jay's trophy (I was upstream when it was caught) I did see this photo a few minutes later and we were all pretty excited about that brookie - it was caught in a very small stream during the JAM as Ryguy has pointed out. Many thanks to Pcray for taking us there.

Posted on: 2009/10/16 17:37


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This has been a good fishing year for me and I've been able to get out more than most years but catchin large wild trout has been something I've not had a lot of luck at here in PA. Most of my bigger wild trout most years come from the Cumberland Valley limestoners. I'm not sure about wild rainbows but I've caught some decent fish from Big Spring and Falling Springs this year but nothing that reached the magic 20" mark. The big story for me has been brookies in Big Spring Creek. I have caught two wild brookies there that have taped 15" recently (including one just yesterday). Curiously, despite doing a lot of fishing I have only caught one trout this year in PA of any species that reached the magic 20" mark. This was a brown from the Little J (see photo below). I don't know if it's wild, could be a fingerling stockie or maybe even a pellet hog from private water - but since there are known to be some wild browns in the LJ, I'll give this fish the benefit of the doubt.

I still haven't got that 20" smallmouth bass on a fly. Frankly, I'd welcome one of these wild, rare, gamefish more than a similar sized trout any day.....Not even close.

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Posted on: 2009/10/16 17:59


Re: Largest trout (WILD/NATIVE) caught this season?

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hey brookie buster AMEN !!! most people think there are "wild " browns , they were stocked at some point and like u stated brought over from germany !! the rainbows came from out west !!

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they are wild just not native

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My largest native this year was a whopping 5-6 inches caught in Sullivan county. I had a great time up there, although I didn't spend much time fishing for brookies. I caught lots of wild browns ranging from 6 to 14 inches and a few wild bows this year.

Here is also a picture of Dutchman's falls in Sullivan Co., it was a great area to explore.

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Posted on: 2009/10/16 20:40
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Re: Largest trout (WILD/NATIVE) caught this season?

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hey brookie buster AMEN !!! most people think there are "wild " browns , they were stocked at some point and like u stated brought over from germany !! the rainbows came from out west !!


They were never in captivity, and born in the wild. What would you call them?

As sal said, wild/streambred. Not native, but good enough for me.

Posted on: 2009/10/16 22:08


Re: Largest trout (WILD/NATIVE) caught this season?

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http://www.patrout.org/PDFS/Brown_Trout.pdf

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In Pennsylvania we call stream bred brown trout wild and stream bred brook trout native.

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Re: Largest trout (WILD/NATIVE) caught this season?

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Couple of 10" brookies this years

18+ letort brown on a #20 blk caddis; my best fish this year..

Several 17" browns on Penns

17+ Savage brown

Lots of decent fish in between, great year

Posted on: 2009/10/17 9:19


Re: Largest trout (WILD/NATIVE) caught this season?
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Sundrunk wrote (in another thread): “Is there a correlation between the decline in present day civility and the rise in "popularity" for nymph fishing?...I for one see parallels...”


LOL. Sundrunk, did you join the barbarians and catch them on nymphs?!?

Posted on: 2009/10/17 9:31


Re: Largest trout (WILD/NATIVE) caught this season?

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afishinado wrote:
Sundrunk wrote (in another thread): “Is there a correlation between the decline in present day civility and the rise in "popularity" for nymph fishing?...I for one see parallels...”


LOL. Sundrunk, did you join the barbarians and catch them on nymphs?!?



afishinado,


Oh yeah, nothing like a good pool stoning if the fish arn't rising..lol

Posted on: 2009/10/17 10:00



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