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John Armstrong a former guide and shop manager for Madison Outfitters (closed now) with a nice brown from Knapps Creek on a thin mint bugger.

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Niall McCarty from Chicago with an excellent bow he caught on the Big Green on a cone headed turkey leech.

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Sean Hansen from Racine with a nice brown he caught a size 6 dumbell eyed clouser blue/yellow/white.

Sean is a fly shop employee from a major shop in Milwaukee and guides also.

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Anna *spinner* Harris with her first 20 incher she caught on Tainter Creek on a night crawler. Anna was 5 years old when she landed her first 20er. Anna is my daughter.

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Anna *spinner* Harris with her biggest brown to date. We measured the mark on the net after we released it. It measured a hair over 25 inches. It was caught on reads creek. It was caught on a panther martin deluxe size 9.

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Al Macey from the Twin Cities on Weister Creek with a sweet brown he caught on a flash back scud.

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Alistair Stewart on West Fork Of Knapps with a sweet small stream brookie caught on a pink squirrel.

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Josh Jourdan and his wife Dr. Julie Jourdan from the Twin Cities with 2 sweet brookies they caught on panther martin in Big Springs Creek.

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Duke Welter

Chair, Natural Resources Board Subcommittee on the Stewardship Fund

with a brown he caught on a thin mint bugger on Knapps Creek

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Eric Lorenzen from Baraboo with a decent brown caught on

an Eric Special fly on the Pine River. Eric is a guide in the area.

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Bob Skoronski with his 5th tiger trout ever while fishing with me.

Bob caught it on a worm and is a strict catch and release angler.

Bob was the team offensive captain for Super Bowl I and II for the Green Bay Packers and was a mainstay of the packers line from 1953 to 1968. Bob was there when the packers won 5 NFL championships before there was a Super Bowl. Bob was on the field during the Ice Bowl QB sneak.

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John Armstrong during one of his treks from Georgia up to fish with me in Wisconsin in March early season. John caught this decent brown on a size 10 mega nymph.

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all of these pics are from the vermillion river:

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this picture was taken on my first day open-water fishing of 2009...it was feb. 16th:

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this picture brings up a funny memory:

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thats me in the foreround, i got 8 trout that day in a 2 hour session. The guy in the background was there longer than me and he only got one trout. whenever i would hook one he would say "kid, your just showing me up" lol. he was a nice guy to meet and fish with.

this is one of the trout i got that day:

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here are some other fish from the vermillion river....

common carp:

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white sucker:

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northern pike:

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the vermillion is a truly beautiful river, i love it

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Nice photos. Eat those Northerns in the Vermillion, That big northern can eat a lot of those trout.

There's a lot of work being done on the Vermillion by The DNR and Trout Unlimited. There was a good presentation by the DNR at a recent Trout Unlimited meeting about the progress. You're right roughfish 29. It's a cool watershed that needs protection. There's going to be a lot more work done next year that will need volunteer help.

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i did keep a northern out of the vermillion once and it tased like mud.

i'm just catch and release only. and besides, the pike were there a LONG time before the trout.

if you want to keep them, that is fine. But i choose to release them

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