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Thread: Finally, a Humber river Rainbow!
04-16-2012, 11:14 AM #1
Finally, a Humber river Rainbow!
After years of effing around trying to catch trout in the Humber, the big river finally smiled on me this past Friday.
This beauty came in on a black and white wooly bugger on an indy-rig. It gave me a several jumps and long runs - all pretty exciting for the first trout on my fly rod!
Being accustomed to catching SH#T all at the Humber I was so caught off guard that when it came to video time I was too busy clowning around to get good shot of the beast. Here's a few screen captures.
04-16-2012, 12:31 PM #2
Good work Kokemachine! and on the fly!!Tightlines!
04-16-2012, 02:37 PM #3
Congrats on the first of many i am sure.FISH ON!!!
04-16-2012, 10:57 PM #4
Great catch! Whenever I am there (honestly just for suckers lol) I would only hear of one rainbow being landed that day, so it's definitely not an easy place to fish.
Last edited by bettercallsaul; 04-16-2012 at 11:33 PM.
04-16-2012, 11:54 PM #5
super sweet cause the humber doesn't give up many rainbows as you've mentioned....
i have been frustrated to the point of not bothering
catch another soon and inspire us all to try again....
04-17-2012, 03:15 PM #6
Very nice! I wish I had joined ya honestly!Yes, Ed F took my avatar photo.
04-18-2012, 05:19 PM #7
Thanks dudes! I'm sure I'll have many more fishless days on the Humber before I catch another.