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Trout Caught by Bill with Mepps XD in New Jersey

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Fish Information

Fish: Trout, Rainbow

Size: 18" 2.5lbs

Lure Information

Lure: XD

Size: 1

Color: Gold

Angler Information

Angler: Bill Young

From: Hackettstown

Country: United States

My Story

Got up early today to go fishing on the South Branch of the Raritan River. On second cast caught a nice 17.5" Rainbow Trout on a Mepps XD Gold spinner. Then went quiet for a while. Moved downstream to the downstream side of an over turned tree/branches. Let the Mepps XD sink for a second or two then retrieved as it drifted under the branches. This technique landed me a 17" brown and two 18" Rainbows, one of which I kept for dinner and which weighed 2.5". Great day fishing with Mepps XD lures.

Catch Information

Caught at: South Branch Raritan River, Long Valley

State: New Jersey

Country: United States

Caught On: Sunday June 16, 2013

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