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Opening weekend at Mineral is always a mystery
« on: March 09, 2017, 08:10:41 AM »
Looks like the lake still has the "Big" one.
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Re: Opening weekend at Mineral is always a mystery
« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2017, 10:09:37 AM »
What is the speculation?  I hadn't seen/heard there was an issue.  Muskie?

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Re: Opening weekend at Mineral is always a mystery
« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2017, 10:12:45 AM »
For years there have been stories of Snagger,  this is one from a few years back.
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Re: Opening weekend at Mineral is always a mystery
« Reply #3 on: March 09, 2017, 10:14:42 AM »
We used to go every year, but missed last year.  It is a hoot. 

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Re: Opening weekend at Mineral is always a mystery
« Reply #4 on: March 09, 2017, 10:36:41 AM »
What is the speculation?  I hadn't seen/heard there was an issue.  Muskie?
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Re: Opening weekend at Mineral is always a mystery
« Reply #5 on: March 09, 2017, 10:49:01 AM »
"Migrated from Alder Lake 6-8 years ago"

According to "your" thread from 2011,

http://hunting-washington.com/smf/index.php?topic=65418.0

Snagger was was already 20+ pounds in 2011,  add seven years of growing :yike:

Average life span for rainbows is 6 years, longest ever recorded was 11 years,

The state record for a rainbow (including triploid) is 29.6 lbs

Snagger has to be not only the biggest rainbow ever caught in Washington, but the oldest as well!

  :fishin:

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Re: Opening weekend at Mineral is always a mystery
« Reply #6 on: March 09, 2017, 04:40:30 PM »
Somebody get that snagger  :violent1:

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Re: Opening weekend at Mineral is always a mystery
« Reply #7 on: March 09, 2017, 08:30:53 PM »
"Migrated from Alder Lake 6-8 years ago"

According to "your" thread from 2011,

http://hunting-washington.com/smf/index.php?topic=65418.0

Snagger was was already 20+ pounds in 2011,  add seven years of growing :yike:

Average life span for rainbows is 6 years, longest ever recorded was 11 years,

The state record for a rainbow (including triploid) is 29.6 lbs

Snagger has to be not only the biggest rainbow ever caught in Washington, but the oldest as well!

  :fishin:

 :rolleyes:

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Re: Opening weekend at Mineral is always a mystery
« Reply #8 on: March 10, 2017, 05:18:49 AM »
This is something that has been part of this lake for as long as can be imagined.
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Re: Opening weekend at Mineral is always a mystery
« Reply #9 on: March 10, 2017, 05:33:14 AM »
I'll be there hope I get him
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Re: Opening weekend at Mineral is always a mystery
« Reply #10 on: March 10, 2017, 10:05:13 AM »
Mineral definitely holds some nice fish. I have not caught one over three pounds there, but I have seen two fish over ten pounds caught and many between 5-10 pounds.

The best part of fishing opening day at mineral is watching the boat ramp when all the drunks try to take out their boats, LOL.


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Re: Opening weekend at Mineral is always a mystery
« Reply #11 on: March 20, 2017, 01:52:23 PM »
I am ready for Snagger.  I have my own poster.
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Re: Opening weekend at Mineral is always a mystery
« Reply #12 on: March 20, 2017, 02:43:47 PM »
I'm going to get him before you  :fishin:
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Re: Opening weekend at Mineral is always a mystery
« Reply #13 on: March 20, 2017, 02:45:26 PM »
That fish is dead.
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Re: Opening weekend at Mineral is always a mystery
« Reply #14 on: March 21, 2017, 05:26:59 AM »
proof  :tup:
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