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Fat Brookie
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SubmitterSwattie87More Photos from Swattie87   Last Update2013/1/15 17:35
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Response to Brownie's "Potter County Brookie" below.  Caught in October, 2012 in Lebanon County on a small BH Bugger.  Appears to be a prespawn female.    

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Brownie101
Posted: 2013/1/15 18:48  Updated: 2013/1/15 18:48
Joined: 2012/8/21
From: Chester County
Posts: 388
 Re: Fat Brookie
Great looking fish. Thats one of the biggest wild brookies ive seen, its a lot longer that mine! Im jealous!
csoult
Posted: 2013/1/15 19:43  Updated: 2013/1/15 19:43
Joined: 2011/3/31
From: Clearfield
Posts: 2492
 Re: Fat Brookie
Nice fish. That ones not going hungry.
Swattie87
Posted: 2013/1/16 7:43  Updated: 2013/1/16 7:43
Joined: 2011/5/3
From: South Lebanon Township, PA
Posts: 1915
 Re: Fat Brookie
Thanks guys.

Brownie - I doubt it was appreciably longer than yours. I think it's just a combination of the way I'm holding the fish and the fact that I don't have very big hands. I didn't measure it accurately, but I would have estimated my fish at 9-10." Definitely a nice wild Brookie, but reasonably common in PA waters still. I probably catch a half dozen or so per year in that range.
Brownie101
Posted: 2013/1/16 16:02  Updated: 2013/1/16 16:02
Joined: 2012/8/21
From: Chester County
Posts: 388
 Re: Fat Brookie
I'm from Chester County so I don't fish for brookies a ton. Mainly i catch all my brook trout on my annual trip to Potter County.
salmo
Posted: 2013/1/22 13:50  Updated: 2013/1/22 13:50
Joined: 2009/4/24
From: South Jersey
Posts: 585
 Re: Fat Brookie
That is really a great fish. You can usually hold ten of the brookies I catch in a sardine can, heads on!
jkilroy
Posted: 2013/2/1 13:09  Updated: 2013/2/1 13:09
Joined: 2007/3/28
From: Cleona, Pa
Posts: 282
 Re: Fat Brookie
Wild?
Swattie87
Posted: 2013/2/1 13:47  Updated: 2013/2/1 13:47
Joined: 2011/5/3
From: South Lebanon Township, PA
Posts: 1915
 Re: Fat Brookie
Yes, I believe it to be. From the deepest hole on a tiny, unstocked stream that flows into another unstocked stream.





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