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OldredbarnJanuary 18th, 2016, 5:19 pm
Novi, MI

Posts: 2591
I like the 47 pounder. Most of the (very few) browns in Michigan's upper AuSable this Spring were around .47 pounds.


Tim...They were just hiding from you, my friend...J.R. must of told them you were headed their way and they hid up under some old logs stacked up against an under-cut bank...:) You scare them, sir...All those "old-timey" flies you tote around from the old legends of the Au Sable river valley...Madsen. Borchers. Roberts. They know they can't resist those things...Better just to hide.

Spence
"Even when my best efforts fail it's a satisfying challenge, and that, after all, is the essence of fly fishing." -Chauncy Lively

"Envy not the man who lives beside the river, but the man the river flows through." Joseph T Heywood
TNEALJanuary 19th, 2016, 11:06 am
GRAYLING. MICHIGAN

Posts: 276
Perhaps at age 70 they are just getting harder to see............
OldredbarnJanuary 19th, 2016, 2:31 pm
Novi, MI

Posts: 2591
That's funny Tim!

Spence
"Even when my best efforts fail it's a satisfying challenge, and that, after all, is the essence of fly fishing." -Chauncy Lively

"Envy not the man who lives beside the river, but the man the river flows through." Joseph T Heywood
MartinlfJanuary 19th, 2016, 11:02 pm
Moderator
Palmyra PA

Posts: 2933
OK, so this guy from Georgia posts a question:
How big would you guess this trout weights?
and quite obviously fails to post the photo somehow. Start at the beginning and read the through the posts and you'll find out just how funny the whole thing became. We certainly know how to amuse ourselves with only the smallest excuse. Only on Troutnut.
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
FalsiflyJanuary 20th, 2016, 10:44 am
Hayward, WI.

Posts: 656
Now that Jaird has finally posted the picture I would say that he is correct in his guestimate of between 10-15 lbs. However I think that could be narrowed down to between 10-12 lbs.
Falsifly
When asked what I just caught that monster on I showed him. He put on his magnifiers and said, "I can't believe they can see that."
PaulRobertsJanuary 20th, 2016, 10:55 am
Colorado

Posts: 1776
What picture?

Reminds me of a time when a picture in our family photo album came up missing...

Lessee... February, March, ...
MartinlfJanuary 20th, 2016, 12:36 pm
Moderator
Palmyra PA

Posts: 2933
However I think that could be narrowed down to between 10-12 lbs.


I respectfully disagree. It's clearly more than 10 pounds, and more like 12-14.
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
Jmd123January 20th, 2016, 1:02 pm
Oscoda, MI

Posts: 2385
OK, one last adjustment to my estimate: 10.41 lbs. That's my story and I'm sticking to it...

Jonathon
No matter how big the one you just caught is, there's always a bigger one out there somewhere...
FalsiflyJanuary 20th, 2016, 2:42 pm
Hayward, WI.

Posts: 656
I respectfully disagree. It's clearly more than 10 pounds, and more like 12-14.


I don't know Louis, if you examine the picture, a little more closely, I think that at that particular angle the girth looks a little exaggerated to me.
Falsifly
When asked what I just caught that monster on I showed him. He put on his magnifiers and said, "I can't believe they can see that."
MartinlfJanuary 20th, 2016, 3:27 pm
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Palmyra PA

Posts: 2933
Hmmm. The angle may exaggerate the girth. OK, I'll go 11-12 pounds, but not an ounce less.
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
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