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Thread: Catch Any Trout Today?

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    @Dundee. Good little segment about how to release fish too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kiwijames View Post
    @Dundee. Good little segment about how to release fish too.
    I release them onto my plate!
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    Caught no trout. One touch. But it was a great afternoon wet fly fishing the river Derwent in Cumbria, England.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MB View Post
    There's probably more trout in the north than most people realise, however, they're often muddy-tasting due to the environment. Good fun for C&R if that's your thing.
    a fair bit of the muddy taste thing is because people DONT bleed trout or gut them fast enough or properly,if you cut across behind the gill join at throat and break neck,then within short time frame (sooner the better) open up belly and remove guts THEN MOST IMPORTANTLY get the black line out of pointy bit of gut cavity nearest to the spine...this is sort of the fish's kidney and will add muddy taste to even a clean water fish...kawhawai are the same.
    smoker fish...those a bit pale or in not so good condition...split open and debone,cover with fine layer of 50% salt n brown sugar,leave overnight or longer allowing fish to drain moisture off...mums cake rack on the meat/carving dish works well...

    Bush rash's trout on page one is a classic case in point.....99% chance it was muddy tasty...smoker might have sorted it.

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    @Tahr, how much did it cost to fish the river ?
    I have an Irish boss who reckons it wouldn't have been cheap.

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    Quote Originally Posted by viper View Post
    @Tahr, how much did it cost to fish the river ?
    I have an Irish boss who reckons it wouldn't have been cheap.
    I was lucky. It didn't cost me anything but it was a very select piece of the river that the "Lord & Lady" owners keep closed for themselves. It had salmon, trout and sea run trout in it.

    My son-in-law lives in the local village and arranged it for me through a generous work mate. Its like that - who knows who and all that stuff.
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    Not quite a trout.....much better. I avoided the madness of the canals last weekend after the breakout . Thought I would leave it a week for the scene to die down and maybe pickup a fish .
    Upon arriving at Ohau C the Circus was still in full swing with maybe 100 + anglers going for it.
    I did Ok with a 6 and then 8.5 lb fish. Very scrappy and really pulled some line .
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