excerpts from a couple emails I got today:

I think I hooked that big brown we saw a few years ago, but he broke me off.

the hole did not resemble the one we looked at a couple years ago. It was 3 ft deep in the center with a nice current flow.

Yes, a long yellow slab rolling at the surface.

20+ for sure. He's got (or had) a Golden Retriever in the jaw.

He really knows how to torture a guy.