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Never seen a brookie like this before
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Big mushroom by the Pond
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Goldenrods are in peak bloom around here right now
Goldenrods are in peak bloom around here right now
Jmd123September 17th, 2016, 10:21 pm
Oscoda, MI

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Well, they haven't been very big, but they have been biting...Wednesday night on The Rifle at Sage Lake Road (which closes two weeks from yesterday) was a beautiful night with ample caddisflies and a few mayflies, but the river would give me nothing over 9" or 10" so no pics. Last night on [REDACTED] Pond didn't yield anything bigger, but one of the brookies had a color variation I have never before seen. Notice the abundance of cream-colored spots WITHOUT pink dots and blue halos, like only 5 on each side and the rest empty. The other three (all smaller) I caught looked "normal" (and just gorgeous), so who knows? Somebody let a few splake go in there?? Anyone else seen this?

Jonathon
No matter how big the one you just caught is, there's always a bigger one out there somewhere...

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