Amazing video of a 41.7", 35 lb brown trout

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by silvercreek, Sep 9, 2013.

  1. silvercreek

    silvercreek Active Member

    Caught without a reel! The angler uses a cane rod and the line is gathered on a wooden frame.

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  2. Alosa

    Alosa Active Member

  3. Josh Stroud

    Josh Stroud Active Member

    Definitely one of the stranger "fishing" videos I have seen in awhile.
  4. Stew McLeod

    Stew McLeod aka BigMac

    Quebecois n'est-il pas ...
  5. silvercreek

    silvercreek Active Member

    I think the fish was kept, whether to be mounted or eaten, I'm not sure.
  6. Benjy

    Benjy Active Member

    Give me a break. That was awesome.
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  7. JayH

    JayH Member

    Man v Fish. That was freakin cool. I hope he put it back though
  8. tinman207

    tinman207 Active Member

    I watched for a while and then skipped forward....then said..."wait...where is his rod and why is he swimming with his face under water?"....then went back and ended up watching the while thing.
    Awesome....confusing....weird.....outstanding fish though. If I were there in person, I probably would have been dying laughing when he started literally swimming.
  9. Alosa

    Alosa Active Member

  10. triploidjunkie

    triploidjunkie Active Member

    It reminded me of the Blair Witch project when he was running. Amazing fish though. I wonder what country it was caught in. In some European countries it's actually illegal to catch and release.
  11. c1eddy

    c1eddy Member

    That was one helluva fish...and one freakin' amazing effort to land it. Thanks for sharing it, silvercreek.
  12. Patrick Allen

    Patrick Allen Active Member

    The dude has mad wading skills with his sneakers on. I would have been ass over tea kettle multiple times not to mention in cardiac arrest running after that fish like that.
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  13. silvercreek

    silvercreek Active Member

    Germany and Switzerland prohibit C&R. All fish must be taken. They consider Catch and Release as torturing the fish so they would rather have you kill them.

    "In Switzerland and Germany catch and release fishing is considered inhumane and is now banned"

  14. tinman207

    tinman207 Active Member

    He does make stream jogging look a lot easier than it is.
  15. Mike Ediger

    Mike Ediger Active Member

    To me, him running down stream in sneakers was the most amazing part of the video. Oh and nice fish.

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  16. Peyton00

    Peyton00 Active Member


    What a reward for such an effort. He kisses the fish and holds it like the trophy is has become.
  17. Stew McLeod

    Stew McLeod aka BigMac

    I am thinking it was caught in Quebec

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  18. David Dalan

    David Dalan 69°19'15.35" N 18°44'22.74" E

    I think from the translation this is a lake run trout from La Dranse river, a tributary to Lake Geneva (Lac Leman)
  19. David Dalan

    David Dalan 69°19'15.35" N 18°44'22.74" E

  20. quazman

    quazman Member

    The amazing thing is his sunglasses stay on his head!