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Favorite Coldwater Species


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Poll: Favorite Coldwater Species (345 member(s) have cast votes)

Just what is your very favorite coldwater species?

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#46 Ddevil00

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Posted 31 July 2010 - 06:40 PM

Brookies.

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Posted 13 August 2010 - 11:14 PM

Rainbows. Catch a lot of them and they're great acrobats. I get a real thrill out of catching the occasional brown though....

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Posted 14 August 2010 - 09:35 PM

Once again, Brown Trout at night. I went back to New York for a week and caught six over 20 inches in two nights. Public land heavily fished water. There is nothing like the feel of a large Brown aggressively taking a large Muddler Minnow at midnight.



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#49 Bryan Wright

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Posted 11 November 2010 - 01:27 PM

QUOTE (troutguy @ Aug 14 2010, 08:35 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Once again, Brown Trout at night. I went back to New York for a week and caught six over 20 inches in two nights. Public land heavily fished water. There is nothing like the feel of a large Brown aggressively taking a large Muddler Minnow at midnight.

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#50 Moonax

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Posted 12 November 2010 - 02:32 PM

I voted brown. Love their colors

#51 07_hemi_thunderroad

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Posted 14 November 2010 - 03:53 AM

there is no better looking fish than a small brookie!

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Posted 24 November 2010 - 11:25 PM

I voted for the Cutthroat. I love Yellowstone Cutts, the underdog of Western trout. I've caught a dozen over 20" in the Greater Yellowstone Area. I love their colors and the places they live! Southern App. brookies were a close second, followed by the ever common bows and browns. It honestly was a hard decision between them all. I fish for Browns and Bows most often, but cherish Cutts and Brookies on their native streams.

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#53 panfisherteen

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Posted 25 November 2010 - 12:32 AM

Brook trout, they are somewhat rare around here, I have only caught them out in Nova Scotia, so it makes them even more pursuitable here. Can't wait until brookie opener next spring

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Posted 03 December 2010 - 06:33 PM

where is the sturgeon?
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#55 Li'lDave

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Posted 10 January 2011 - 04:52 PM

I voted brown, but mainly because I haven't caught / seen any of the 3 other salmonids commonly stocked in Ozz's cool water streams (rainbow, brook or atlantic salmon).

I did just read an article about Taimen though wub.gif

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#56 Laxi

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Posted 25 January 2011 - 12:52 PM

I voted browns, to me they are the most beautiful fish available in my country and my family owns a beautiful trout stream that I fish alot. Atlantic salmon is a fantastic fish but I rarely have the opportunity to fish for it. But no fish fights harder than a sea trout that has just entered the river from the sea. Credit must also go to the arctic char which can be really beautiful and a hard fighter.

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Posted 26 January 2011 - 04:16 AM

I never was bitten by the Brookie bug, I prefer larger water and big nasty Brown trout
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#58 TotallyFlyTying

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Posted 27 January 2011 - 03:57 PM

Hi all,
I voted Rainbow trout as it was a rainbow that kindly swallowed my first self tied fly and my first fish on a fly rod!
How chuffed I was...
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Posted 03 February 2011 - 05:12 PM

coho on the fly but there is one that should be there is the chum salmon. pound for pound they are fantastic fish to catch. they probably demolish more gear than any other salmon. eager to whatever lands in front of it, super aggressive and fights like there is no tomorrow.
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Posted 15 January 2012 - 02:13 AM

I voted brown trout but I saw ferox trout wasn't on the list,
please check them out if you hav'nt seen them before.