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Fish: Greenback Cutthroat

Greenbacks!

Post By: Branch Doctor      Posted: 7/7/2018 3:35:10 PM     Points: 596    
I finally got the opportunity to do some greenback fishing last Sunday and was not disappointed. They are such a beautiful fish I feel privileged every time I get to catch them!
 Reply by: Branch Doctor      Posted: Jul. 7, 4:31:16 PM     Points: 596    
Here's another one.
 Reply by: Matt17Verse27      Posted: Jul. 7, 5:09:49 PM     Points: 78    
Beautiful. If you could, try not to drag these beautiful fish on the sand. Good catch.
 Reply by: anglerwannabe      Posted: Jul. 7, 5:19:16 PM     Points: 42701    
Very nice. Trusty ole kastmaster
 Reply by: Golfprogreg      Posted: Jul. 7, 6:39:20 PM     Points: 9    
Very nice. Could these fish perhaps be different species/subspecies? The first pic shows a cutthroat with spotting on the anal fin (greenback?) while the second pic shows a cutthroat without the anal fin spotting. Iím just trying to learn.
 Reply by: Branch Doctor      Posted: Jul. 7, 6:41:01 PM     Points: 596    
When in doubt, get a kastmaster out!
 Reply by: Branch Doctor      Posted: Jul. 7, 6:44:44 PM     Points: 596    
They are both greenbacks. This lake has greenbacks only in it.
 Reply by: riper69      Posted: Jul. 7, 8:31:03 PM     Points: 2275    
Nice never caughten 1 on a lure
All flies
 Reply by: Kev-o      Posted: Jul. 7, 9:04:02 PM     Points: 46396    
Good looking fish man.
 Reply by: malty falcon      Posted: Jul. 7, 9:46:23 PM     Points: 5521    
All right, then, I guess I need to chase Greenbacks! Those are gorgeous.
 Reply by: Branch Doctor      Posted: Jul. 8, 11:03:21 AM     Points: 596    
Thanks guys. I was only able to fish for an hour and still caught 8 or 9. They were hitting a 1/8 oz rainbow trout kasty a small rainbow colored little cleo the most consistently. Wish I could've fished it longer but it was a long trek back to the truck.
 Reply by: Tbubb      Posted: Jul. 8, 10:59:40 PM     Points: 17111    
See, what do I keep saying about 'confidence baits"?
Rainbow Kasty!
I'm up to about a dozen species on that one.
laker, brown, brook, bow, cuttie, crappie, green sunfish, red-ear, bluegill, bass, walleye, perch... probably a few I am forgetting as well.
 Reply by: randog      Posted: Jul. 17, 6:08:12 PM     Points: 1646    
Zimmerman?
 Reply by: Branch Doctor      Posted: Jul. 19, 9:18:55 AM     Points: 596    
Lawn lake in rmnp
 Reply by: riper69      Posted: Jul. 20, 9:57:52 AM     Points: 2275    
Clinton gulch resivor is a great green back fishery
 Reply by: anglerwannabe      Posted: Jul. 20, 10:03:17 AM     Points: 42701    
^ and beautiful
 Reply by: riper69      Posted: Jul. 20, 12:47:59 PM     Points: 2275    

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