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Topwater Terry

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BIG McGee creek trout
« on: May 22, 2016, 08:40:22 PM »
It was another great trip with Salim last weekend.  This time we actually stayed a night in Mammoth instead of the usual one day dash,   enjoying a lil pizza and suds at Giovannis.  Next morning Salim brought in local guide Joe Contaldi to show us the tricks of the trade in finding the big cutthroats that come up the creeks out of Crowley lake to spawn every spring.  We got them to 24 inches,  and even got one huge Loc Levin (kind of an "English" brown).  Got them all on San Juan worms with strike indicators.  It was great to see the snow and the creeks running strong again.  Great trip again!







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Re: BIG McGee creek trout
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2016, 11:46:03 PM »
Awesome fish Terry!! Thanks for sharing with us.

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Re: BIG McGee creek trout
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2016, 07:14:21 AM »
Nice sized and the Cutthroats are beautiful!  Giovanni's Restaurant is our favorite pizza joint while staying in Mammoth too.  Thanks for sharing.
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Re: BIG McGee creek trout
« Reply #3 on: May 23, 2016, 08:04:19 AM »
Outstanding guys!
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Re: BIG McGee creek trout
« Reply #4 on: May 23, 2016, 09:10:56 AM »
and once again, the masters of their universe score big time!!!!

congrats you two!!!!
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Re: BIG McGee creek trout
« Reply #5 on: May 23, 2016, 10:12:10 AM »
Nice trip report and fantastic pictures!
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Re: BIG McGee creek trout
« Reply #6 on: May 23, 2016, 03:24:25 PM »
Beautiful fish! Great job!

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Re: BIG McGee creek trout
« Reply #7 on: May 23, 2016, 08:13:00 PM »
You guys rock!
Beautiful fish!
Congrats on a successful trip!
gone fishn, hope to be catchn soon !

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Re: BIG McGee creek trout
« Reply #8 on: May 24, 2016, 08:22:32 AM »
it was a good trip
will do it again next year.

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Re: BIG McGee creek trout
« Reply #9 on: May 29, 2016, 09:08:03 AM »
Whoa...and WOW!  Those are beautiful fish!   Great trip, guys!
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