Friday, 3 May 2013

Wild Brown Trout


It's half-way through the closed season and a beautiful sunny afternoon, I didn't need any more of an excuse to go and chuck a fly about for a bit! In all honesty I did more exploring, fish spotting and bird watching than fluff chucking but it was great to be out.

I did spot a couple of trout to cast a fly at; the first one ignored me, despite floating a few different flies past him. The second one took, jumped and spat the fly out all in one spectacular motion. I watched the third follow the fly and suck it in... Fantastic aerial fight on light gear and my fishing fix was in the net.

A new PB of 3lb 10oz, but that didn't seem important, an absolutely beautiful brown trout - the photo isn't great but I wanted to get her back as quickly as possible. Right then, tench...

8 comments:

  1. lovely spotty there Brian, there seems to be so many female Trout I've had only one male out 11 Trout, great fun though!

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  2. Brilliant fun when you hook one, I only saw four (one I simply couldn't get to) so my heart was in my mouth trying not to spook them or fluff the cast under the trees. Males more difficult to catch?

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  3. Nice one
    Roger

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  4. Beautiful trout in a lovely spot - you are truly a "compleat angler" (and artist), Mr Pike bloke. (For game fish, the gentleman could possibly upgrade to tweed... or his own smart designer t-shirts).

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    1. 'My other t-shirt is a tweed suit'

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  5. Nice one Brian, that is a lovely big trout worthy of a new PB, from a wee stream too,marvelous!
    Jake

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    1. Cheers Jake, a great fish - what a beautiful PB, delighted!

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