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james_walleye

Trout opener?

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james_walleye

Anyone else head out for the trout opener? I normally dont because of so many people but i headed way back into one of my spots this morning with a friend for what will probably be my only trout outing of the season. There were about 8 vehicles there when we pulled up but we didnt see many people back where we went. In less than 3 hours we had 18 browns and 3 rainbows. Everything in the 10-14" range. Nothing huge but it was fun. I did see the biggest trout i've ever seen whirl on something on the surface. Easily a 6 lb fish.

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Rugbyguy

You found much more success than I did. Mananged only three browns on three different streams. Very slow for me.

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Fish_Hunter

I was out for a good 4-5 hour trip yesterday morning and between my fishing buddy and I think we wrangled close to 30 trout!! Excellent day!! Most were between 12"-14" with an occasional 16" or better and the last fish caught by my buddy was 19" or better!! We did great until that sun came over the valley then they just turned right off. Not bad for opener day though!! Every single trout was a brownie and boy were they aggressive, they just pounded the spinners. Sorry no pics... I hope others had as good of a day as we did!!

P.S. They all went back in for another day!!

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WxGuy

That IS a great day of trout fishing, good for you guys.

I only fished for a couple hours, but it was a good couple hours. It got tough in the overhead sunshine, but the water still had a good stain to it.

I'm planning a thorough weekend of fishing this coming weekend. Hopefully the caddis are poppin'. cool.gif

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