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Trout Caught by Billy with Mepps Aglia & Dressed Aglia in New York

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Fish Information

Fish: Trout, Brown

Size: 22 Inches 3 Lbs 4.9 Oz

Lure Information

Lure: Aglia & Dressed Aglia

Size: # 1

Color: Copper Blade

Angler Information

Angler: Billy Hoyt

From: Hensonville

Country: United States

My Story

Woke up early and saw it raining lightly outside. Decided to go fishing in the stream that runs behind my house. Went down stream about 1/4 mile from my home and fished up to my property using small Mepps lures due to the stream being very shallow.(#00 & #0 Aglia gold). Reached a good spot that always produces a nice brown or two. Tied on a Mepps # 1 copper, plain treble (cut the red plastic off) and took a couple of casts. Threw the third cast out up the stream about 30 feet into 2 - 2 1/2 foot of water and reeled it in nice and slow. Seen my lure on the retreive and noticed a large fish swimming behind it.(put me mind of a shark) Noticed my lure disappear and the fish stop. I pulled my rod back and hooked onto this monster. Loosened my drag and fought with it for a while and walked it down stream to a shallow area so I could get it a shore with out losing it. Got it in my hands and the rest is history........

Catch Information

Caught at: Batavia Kill Stream

State: New York

Country: United States

Caught On: Sunday April 25, 2010

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