Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Catch of a Lifetime - Sea Run Brown Trout

I just got the photo from long time FRA customers Mel and Jane Holzman. They made a trip dwon to the Rio Grande in Tierra del Fuego at the Villa Maria Behety Lodge. This amazing double was a monumental moment during their wildly successful trip down south. The pair of fish, 17lb and 25lb, were caught this past February. Not only did was the wind almost non-existent, but the fishing was some of the best that the guides had seen in the last 10 years. Jane landed a fish that weighed out around 43 lbs on her new Hatch Reel. She said that the Hatch Reel got more than a work out on that fish, it took about 45 minutes to land and was trying its best to run back out to the ocean. A great testament to the superb drag and fine machining of one of the best reels in FRA's reel case.

Glad to hear that the new gear helped you land a fish of a life time! Sounds like an amazing trip where each day was better than the last. Two handed rods, big fish, and epic fights...

Sign me up any day!

~Russ

1 comment:

  1. What a beautiful pair of fish! Wow, just looking at that picture gets my heart pounding!

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