If You Don’t Post About It, Was It Caught?

November 25, 2011 By: Marshall Cutchin

“There is no picture of my biggest brown ever on a fly. No pixels dedicated to the exploding hues of its spectacular sides. No Facebook post. No Twitter feed. No witness. No evidence whatsoever that a wayward Oregonian and a brown trout of any size actually crossed paths during Friday’s bitter snowstorm on the Bitterroot.”  On the occasion of landing and releasing a gigantic brown, Mark Freeman asks a wry question: if no records are kept, does the fish really count?  (We think we know the answer.)  In the Mail Tribune.