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« on: April 22, 2013, 06:26:52 PM »
recently i read that a spec fisherman is one part dreamer and one part unwilling realist. ;D
i think thats pretty accurate. ;)
was fortunate to ice two over seven days.
hour after hour i always convince myself that thell be biting soon.
sometimes the hours turn into days and days into a wk but thats fishin
and i love it.





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Re: speckles
« Reply #1 on: April 22, 2013, 07:49:08 PM »
Gorgeous Speck!

Two over 7 days - now that's commitment! 
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Re: speckles
« Reply #2 on: April 22, 2013, 11:30:23 PM »
Beautiful fish! But I hope you had some rabbit snares or something to keep you going between fish or those must have been some pretty lean days food wise.

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Re: speckles
« Reply #3 on: April 27, 2013, 07:21:00 PM »
Beautiful square tail. I love the colours on them. I am still waiting for my decent sized one to come up a hole.


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Re: speckles
« Reply #4 on: March 27, 2014, 12:09:28 PM »
a few pics from a snowy nook of a spec trip



























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Re: speckles
« Reply #5 on: March 27, 2014, 05:31:17 PM »
Cedar Tea and Specs. Wish you were sharing. Thanks for the post.

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Re: speckles
« Reply #6 on: March 27, 2014, 06:55:33 PM »
Awesome!  That is some very nice red speck flesh there.  That is my favourite fish to eat, bar none.
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Re: speckles
« Reply #7 on: March 27, 2014, 07:17:32 PM »
Very nice pics and fish fisherman. What were the settings you used on your camera to get those color shades? I really like how they came out. They remind me of early color photos published in magazines like:


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Re: speckles
« Reply #8 on: March 27, 2014, 08:29:28 PM »
Hi RR,

i wish i could share.
was tough fishin i tell ya.


Hi HOOP,

specs are one my favs too.
ya, the colour of the flesh is incredible.
always astounds me. the magical fish! :)


Hi Bioguide,

thanks for the kinds words.
you have a good eye.
the colours in my pics do resemble those early
Outdoor life images.
i recently got a new camera and used the
hdr filter on the camera to simulate an hdr effect.
does seem to loose some detail but is still quite interesting.
here is one of the pics before hdr is applied.





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Re: speckles
« Reply #9 on: March 27, 2014, 08:43:41 PM »
What part of the world were the pictures taken in?
I love winter......I don't look fat in wool!

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Re: speckles
« Reply #10 on: March 27, 2014, 11:37:55 PM »
Nice pictures!! One day, one day I'll catch my first fish thru the ice…. I must do some thing wrong… But it will come!! Thank you for sharing.

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Re: speckles
« Reply #11 on: March 27, 2014, 11:55:46 PM »
Great pictures using the HDR option. I like the vintage look they have. Nice rugged country your in.

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Re: speckles
« Reply #12 on: March 28, 2014, 07:37:24 AM »
Hi awbrown,
pictures were taken in NE Ontario Canada

Hi AunNordDuNord, keep the faith! :)


Hi Kaifus, thanks.

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Re: speckles
« Reply #13 on: May 03, 2015, 08:28:10 AM »
got this wee spec my last day out during short trip.
promptly put back for another year. :)


id heard grouse bed down on those cold nights.
finally got to see one during a chilly morning hike (-34)