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Old 12-12-17, 05:21 PM   #1
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Default Most beautiful fish 2017 contender

This fish is the reward for taking my shoes/socks off and wading a very very cold creek to get to a great looking run. Very cold day last weekend but the trout were smashing my bwo dry like it was a giant cheeseburger. I decided to throw on a little size 20 uv black hares ear as a dropper and BAM, this guy trucked it. I still can't get over the beauty in this wild GA rainbow.
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Old 12-12-17, 08:21 PM   #2
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That is a fine looking fish...

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Old 12-12-17, 08:58 PM   #3
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You went wet wading last weekend?!?

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Old 12-13-17, 10:38 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by I_got_skunked View Post
You went wet wading last weekend?!?
In the words of the great Barney Fife:

Might be blasphemy but I think I prefer to catch the wild rainbows and browns more than the brookies. That's a beaut.
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Old 12-13-17, 01:52 PM   #5
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Just wow. What an absolute jewel. Congrats!
I like em big fat and sloppy.
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Old 12-12-17, 10:50 PM   #6
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What a reward for your efforts. Beautiful fish!
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Old 12-13-17, 08:48 AM   #7
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Good looking wild!
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Old 12-13-17, 09:48 AM   #8
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Gorgeous. Tip of the cap to you for going for in barefoot. Worth it!
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Old 12-13-17, 02:37 PM   #9
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That's a beauty. I'm glad those wild ones are still biting well in this cold weather.
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Old 12-16-17, 07:53 PM   #10
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The only way that puppy could look any more beautiful is if it was caked in corn flour!
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