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I fished from deer creek up on Saturday. I'd never fished that stretch before. Caught numerous little planters, a couple of good sized browns and one good sized bow. I also hooked up to a 200 pounder. I was using a lucky craft pointer. I didn't hook him in the mouth... foul hooked him in the hand. The hook was in pretty deep so I decided to keep him. Took a trip to the ER to get it out. I tried on my own, but it was a barbed hook and it went in at a crazy angle where the bone was in the way so I couldn't just push it through the rest of my finger and clip off the end and slide it back out. And yes it was my own hand... Not my greatest moment :?
 

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Yowsa! :shock:

That's gotta hurt. Especially having to lose one of your expensive lucky craft. :lol:

Just kiddin, man. Sorry about your hand. It sounds like you had a good run until then though. Did you start in the reservoir basin and hit the channel all the way up? I've wanted to do that for awhile.
 

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LOAH

yeah I started at the basin and worked the channel. I always wanted to do it too. Some fly fisherman told me while I was there that there was a type of rainbow that was a fall spawner that should be running up the channel soon. Anyone know anything about fall spawning rainbows... I thought they were spring time spawners??

Anyway, I saved the luckycraft. Just lost the treble hooks and I can put new ones on the split rings no problem. I think my hand is fine... I'll have to hit up a rivier today just to be sure though :D
 

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rapalahunter said:
LOAH

yeah I started at the basin and worked the channel. I always wanted to do it too. Some fly fisherman told me while I was there that there was a type of rainbow that was a fall spawner that should be running up the channel soon. Anyone know anything about fall spawning rainbows... I thought they were spring time spawners??
Not sure if some spawn in the fall. I wouldn't put it past them. They could also be going after the eggs of the brown trout spawn too. The later would be my guess.
 
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