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From a trout stream...or a coral reef?
From a trout stream...or a coral reef?
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Do they really make a fish more colorful than this?
Do they really make a fish more colorful than this?
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Tight little brookie waters, no problem having this all to myself!
Tight little brookie waters, no problem having this all to myself!
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Colt's-foot blooming next to another little brookie stream
Colt's-foot blooming next to another little brookie stream
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LOOK AT ME, I'M AWESOME!!!  (Out my front door)
LOOK AT ME, I'M AWESOME!!! (Out my front door)
Jmd123April 29th, 2020, 9:45 am
Oscoda, MI

Posts: 2440
Well, with the drop in traffic due to the Plague, and a new location riddled with little brookie creeks buried in the brush, I fished the opening day of Michigan's regular trout season, with success! They sure weren't big, but the colors were comparable with some of the saltwater fish I caught in Florida!! Quality, not quantity...two brought to hand and a third took a nip at my #10 POG Bugger, an early-season performer that has worked well in the past. Trust me, I got my exercise in on this little fishing trip!

Tight lines to those going out soon! Threw in a couple more pics of spring things, including monster turkeys which frequently cross my front lawn...

Jonathon
No matter how big the one you just caught is, there's always a bigger one out there somewhere...
PartsmanApril 29th, 2020, 4:53 pm
bancroft michigan

Posts: 288
Pretty fish, and nice bird. I went yesterday, one brown and couple little brookies. Water was very low although that changed overnight. All so discovered a leak in my waders, I took a pretty bad fall in early march tripped over a rock so maybe that's when I did it. Hopefully water levels get back to a more fishable flow soon.
Mike.
MartinlfApril 29th, 2020, 6:49 pm
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Palmyra PA

Posts: 2977
Beautiful! Thanks for posting. I'm thinking about hitting a little brookie stream soon myself.
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell

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