Monday, October 31, 2011

kicking ass.

so a lifelist goal of mine was finally accomplished this year. i caught my first longnose and shortnose gar two days apart. the longnose were caught on minnows under a float and the shortnose grabbed a gold wooly bugger.

excuse the fact that im in the shire. i got complaints that the background of the picture was too revealing so i improvised.
 the first day i caught all the gar i also was able to get into a pretty dandy river redhorse. such beautiful fish. i really love catching these things.
 and in other news my recent trip to the north shore was an absolute blast i caught my first lake trout splake and coho salmon. of course many brookies and pinks were caught as well. i always look forward to spending time in that area targeting various salmonoids.

splake trout hybrid lake x brook

upon returning from up north i caught a personal best drum for fly tackle from the st. croix.

 and last but not least another species recently added to my lifelist was this little guy. a blackside darter.