Fly Fisherman Gets Soaked Trying to Net a Monster Brown Trout [VIDEO]

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Matt Heron was fly fishing near Lake Tahoe, California, when he hooked the trout of a lifetime.

The fish was much bigger than the stream would suggest, and after a good battle, Matt gets the net out and goes for it…only to whiff.

So he does what any dedicated angler would do: he dives into the water to corral the trout into the net.

Check it out:

 

Giant Brown Trout Caught in CA

Very cool video of giant Brown Trout caught in California. Angler did a great job fighting and landing this massive fish.

Posted by The New Fly Fisher on Sunday, February 25, 2018

 

What a fish.

The monster brown trout measures 30″ on the dot. After a few pics, he lets it go.

“I’m totally soaked,” Matt says, “and, uh, it was well worth it. I’ll take getting wet any day for a fish like that.”

What would YOU do to land the fish of a lifetime?

 

 

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