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Believe it or not, sometimes I submit to the weather's mandate that I fish for lesser species than the noble salmonids. The temperatures soar in August and the trout take refuge in hidden spring seeps and the unfortunate hours preceding dawn. I yield to nature's demands, attaching beastly things to my tippet and lobbing them at the likes of muskellunge and smallmouth bass. Oh, life is hard!

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This is one of the nicer pike my dad caught on this trip, around 30 inches. From Minto Flats in Alaska.
This is one of the nicer pike my dad caught on this trip, around 30 inches.
StateAlaska
Date AddedJul 18, 2007
AuthorTroutnut
CameraPENTAX Optio WPi
My dad was messing around with this pike for about 10 minutes with various goofy weedless lures with mediocre hooking quality, and he kept missing it.  Finally he threw on the only lure a spin fisherman ever needs, the Heddon Lucky 13 (my favorite for many years before I started fly fishing), and he caught the fish on the first cast.  Not only did he hook it--he also snared it. From Minto Flats in Alaska.
My dad was messing around with this pike for about 10 minutes with various goofy weedless lures with mediocre hooking quality, and he kept missing it. Finally he threw on the only lure a spin fisherman ever needs, the Heddon Lucky 13 (my favorite for many years before I started fly fishing), and he caught the fish on the first cast. Not only did he hook it--he also snared it.
StateAlaska
Date AddedJul 18, 2007
AuthorTroutnut
CameraPENTAX Optio WPi
Another cool marine sculpin. From Prince William Sound in Alaska.
Another cool marine sculpin.
StateAlaska
Date TakenMay 30, 2013
Date AddedJun 8, 2013
AuthorTroutnut
Another gunnel (a type of fish) captured under a rock exposed by the falling tide. From Prince William Sound in Alaska.
Another gunnel (a type of fish) captured under a rock exposed by the falling tide.
StateAlaska
Date TakenMay 26, 2013
Date AddedJun 8, 2013
AuthorTroutnut
A gunnel (a type of fish) captured under a rock exposed by the falling tide. From Prince William Sound in Alaska.
A gunnel (a type of fish) captured under a rock exposed by the falling tide.
StateAlaska
Date TakenMay 26, 2013
Date AddedJun 8, 2013
AuthorTroutnut
My first rockfish (a copper rockfish). From Prince William Sound in Alaska.
My first rockfish (a copper rockfish).
StateAlaska
Date TakenMay 26, 2013
Date AddedJun 8, 2013
AuthorTroutnut
School of baitfish near camp. From Prince William Sound in Alaska.
School of baitfish near camp.
StateAlaska
Date TakenMay 28, 2013
Date AddedJun 8, 2013
AuthorTroutnut
My first (non-burbot) cod. Not exactly a lunker. From Prince William Sound in Alaska.
My first (non-burbot) cod. Not exactly a lunker.
StateAlaska
Date TakenMay 23, 2013
Date AddedJun 8, 2013
AuthorTroutnut
Sculpins are sort of the "trash fish" of Alaskan saltwater, but I love how they look. From Prince William Sound in Alaska.
Sculpins are sort of the "trash fish" of Alaskan saltwater, but I love how they look.
StateAlaska
Date TakenMay 24, 2013
Date AddedJun 8, 2013
AuthorTroutnut
This is my first (non ice-fishing) fish of 2011 and my best burbot yet, my first one of a respectable size, although they get much bigger. From the Tanana River in Alaska.
This is my first (non ice-fishing) fish of 2011 and my best burbot yet, my first one of a respectable size, although they get much bigger.
StateAlaska
LocationTanana River
Date TakenMay 8, 2011
Date AddedMay 9, 2011
AuthorTroutnut
CameraCanon PowerShot D10
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