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    Local WTS

    Went to a very local Jersey WTS this morning. It gets abused by a quarry so it was nice to see the little wild brown and a few healthy holdover stockies...
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    Re: Local WTS

    What did you get them on, a size 0 Mepps.


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    Re: Local WTS

    Quote Originally Posted by lightenup View Post
    Went to a very local Jersey WTS this morning. It gets abused by a quarry so it was nice to see the little wild brown and a few healthy holdover stockies...
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    I'm pretty certain that the "holdover" you caught is actually a wild fish, in fact a stream bred sea run. Congratulations on that epic accomplishment!!!

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    Some circumstantial evidence is very strong, as when you find a trout in the milk.--Henry David Thoreau

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    Re: Local WTS

    Quote Originally Posted by Future Fanatic View Post
    I'm pretty certain that the "holdover" you caught is actually a wild fish, in fact a stream bred sea run. Congratulations on that epic accomplishment!!!
    What did you get them on, a size 0 Mepps.
    So we will just call it a steelhead....THANKS!!!!!

    aglia longs, dipped in chicken liver juice...

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    Re: Local WTS

    Quote Originally Posted by lightenup View Post
    Went to a very local Jersey WTS this morning. It gets abused by a quarry so it was nice to see the little wild brown and a few healthy holdover stockies...
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    LU - We're yanking a dam out of that stream way up top. Should extend WTS all the way to the uppermost headwaters after next year. Lake is permanently drained since November of last fall.

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    Re: Local WTS

    Quote Originally Posted by Rusty Spinner View Post
    LU - We're yanking a dam out of that stream way up top. Should extend WTS all the way to the uppermost headwaters after next year. Lake is permanently drained since November of last fall.
    Yes yes, I heard...very exciting!!!!!!

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    Re: Local WTS

    Quote Originally Posted by lightenup View Post
    So we will just call it a steelhead.....
    STEELHEAD?!?!!

    STEELHEAD!!?!!

    Whatarya? STUPID?
    It's just a wild sea run... Jeez

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    Re: Local WTS

    Quote Originally Posted by Future Fanatic View Post
    STEELHEAD?!?!!

    STEELHEAD!!?!!

    Whatarya? STUPID?
    It's just a wild sea run... Jeez
    Don't diminish that little trouts journey....conquering several dams, the Panama canal, great white sharks....and I believe it encountered one of your flies on a trip up the Delaware...and survived all the way back to it's spring spawning grounds...!!


    was a bit too much fisherman embellishment?


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