I caught this 18-incher about half an hour after playing for 3-5 minutes and then losing what I'm pretty sure was the same fish. It's the first time a big trout ever gave me a second chance. Both hookings were on a size 18 parachute BWO to match the light Baetid hatch the fish were rising to.
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