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#3192853 - 03/14/13 05:36 PM Re: Rainbow or Brook Trout [Re: Model70Man]
7mm08
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Loc: In a river hopefully!

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Here's you a brook trout....



Another bow with lots of spots
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#3192857 - 03/14/13 05:40 PM Re: Rainbow or Brook Trout [Re: Model70Man]
jakeway
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Registered: 11/22/99
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My go-to characteristic to look for is a Brook has a dark background with light squiggly markings, while a Rainbow has lighter background with fearless round spots. Your fish is darker than most rainbows, but it's sides are definitely lighter than the spots. Rainbows darken up quite a bit when they turn into Steelheads after moving into the rivers from the big lakes or ocean.
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#3192858 - 03/14/13 05:41 PM Re: Rainbow or Brook Trout [Re: jakeway]
jakeway
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I didn't mean "fearless". Darn cellphone spell check!
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#3192877 - 03/14/13 06:31 PM Re: Rainbow or Brook Trout [Re: Model70Man]
gil1
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Registered: 04/06/07
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Loc: Nashville, TN

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Beautiful rainbow. Sometimes they're just all gussied up like that.

Here's a pretty one I caught on the Watauga a few years ago.

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#3192884 - 03/14/13 06:34 PM Re: Rainbow or Brook Trout [Re: jakeway]
mike243
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Registered: 09/06/06
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Model70Man yes thanks,loved the colors on it,it was above the weir dam.Been a long time since I fished the clinch this time of year but the colors were just awesome,no other folks fishing other than 1 guy piddling with a fly rod 50y up the creek.
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#3192918 - 03/14/13 07:17 PM Re: Rainbow or Brook Trout [Re: mike243]
CountryBoy053
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Very nice mike, and that is a heck of a brookie as well!
I gotta get back up there and fish the clinch soon. And try my hand at piddling with my new fly rods.
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#3192934 - 03/14/13 07:44 PM Re: Rainbow or Brook Trout [Re: CountryBoy053]
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That big brookie is from Maine where they are native.
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#3192942 - 03/14/13 07:54 PM Re: Rainbow or Brook Trout [Re: 7mm08]
Model70Man
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Here is your Brook Trout that you caught that day Mike. Those Brook trout were introduced into the Clinch earlier that year. That was a very memorable float. That was when Gramps came down to float the river with us. I'll never forget it. Had a great time.

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#3192954 - 03/14/13 08:02 PM Re: Rainbow or Brook Trout [Re: Model70Man]
mike243
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Thanks,we caught 1 of every thing that day,wont never forget either,never met a member that I didn't like & hope the trend continues lol
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#3192978 - 03/14/13 08:29 PM Re: Rainbow or Brook Trout [Re: Model70Man]
drrxnupe
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Registered: 02/15/09
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Loc: Nashville, TN & Oxford, MS

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Rainbow in "Let's Get It On" colors. Brookies have light splotches.
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