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    Not today...it was yesterday but we got a couple. Cracker day up in the Nelson lakes.





    Nearly lost one to the eels while gutting it, they would have been in big trouble if i had !!



    One of the trout had two whole mice in its guts which the boys found very entertaining

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    Is that one of those really small landing nets that make the trout look extra big kukuwai ?
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    'Bother' said Pooh, as he chambered another round ... Wong Far King Way

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    Quote Originally Posted by Moa Hunter View Post
    Is that one of those really small landing nets that make the trout look extra big kukuwai ?
    Impressive ah

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    A big old Brownie.
    It takes 43 muscle's to frown and 17 to smile, but only 3 for proper trigger pull.
    What more do we need? If we are above ground and breathing the rest is up to us!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rushy View Post
    A big old Brownie.
    Yep he was (had a good mouthful of teeth)

    I personally think that he might have spent most of his life in the river. Currently there are basically no fish in the river.

    It has had two very large floods down it in the last few months and I think those river fish have all been knocked back down into the lake.

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    Went for a fish up high today into the head waters of a local river. Plenty of deer sign too. Trout were pretty cagey so I think thereís been a few more fishers than I had hoped.


    I even had two come up to the dry which is not typical of me to try. I think my timing needs some work though as neither one stuck. Both fish were within 100g of each other and all fish sighted were about the same.
    The massive thunder and lightning storm to finish the day was forgettable after having to slog back to the truck for over an hour soaking wet. I think I will add a emergency blanket in my vest just in case. If it wasnít warm it had the makings of a real bad day if I came unstuck in my walk home.
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    Hey @kiwijames have you considered a carry cape from 'Game Gear' ? They have a hood and double as a coat you can take fishing as well as a coat and pack out cape for hunting. Comes with a canvas belt pouch. Nice bows, but not as good as those crackers you got last week. The nymph rod strike doesn't work for the dry and I find It darn hard to train my brain to swap to a dry fly line draw, just so easy to get it wrong.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Moa Hunter View Post
    Hey @kiwijames have you considered a carry cape from 'Game Gear' ? They have a hood and double as a coat you can take fishing as well as a coat and pack out cape for hunting. Comes with a canvas belt pouch. Nice bows, but not as good as those crackers you got last week. The nymph rod strike doesn't work for the dry and I find It darn hard to train my brain to swap to a dry fly line draw, just so easy to get it wrong.
    Hey. Iíve a small lightweight rain jacket I often will cram in my vest. I twinged my back on the way out and was thinking if I really locked up I could be in the shit. Maybe should just fire the PLB in next time too.
    Iíve been messing with my GoPro and have some footage Iíll try to get into a usable size file. One fish made a really slashing go at the dry and I think it was just as much the fishes fault as it was mine we didnít connect.
    PS. Was using the One so thatís probably half my problem
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    Quote Originally Posted by kiwijames View Post
    Hey. Iíve a small lightweight rain jacket I often will cram in my vest. I twinged my back on the way out and was thinking if I really locked up I could be in the shit. Maybe should just fire the PLB in next time too.
    Iíve been messing with my GoPro and have some footage Iíll try to get into a usable size file. One fish made a really slashing go at the dry and I think it was just as much the fishes fault as it was mine we didnít connect.
    PS. Was using the One so thatís probably half my problem
    Now I see where you went wrong, being tuned to the slow lifeless action of the Radian has not prepared you for the fast, immediately reactive movement of the 'One' hence the failure to connect
    'Bother' said Pooh, as he chambered another round ... Wong Far King Way

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    way too early on the strike
    https://youtu.be/5iQcNWwmCTQ
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    I have a spring creek here that has several double digit browns in it on private land. If I have to find you a cham, you can show me how to fish it.
    Just dont play that retarded Russian night club music while we are fishing

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    Quote Originally Posted by R93 View Post
    I have a spring creek here that has several double digit browns in it on private land. If I have to find you a cham, you can show me how to fish it.
    Just dont play that retarded Russian night club music while we are fishing

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    Sold. I thought the music was though
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    Quote Originally Posted by kiwijames View Post
    Sold. I thought the music was though
    You would

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    Cute vid


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    One fatty today. Took me out past the backing. I thought I had hooked a horse but unfortunately I had instead snagged this girl in the tail which changed things a bit.
    Local creek must have seen a bunch of pressure as there was no chance for the slightest mistake.
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