Fly fishing

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  1. lefty

    lefty Senior member

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    No big deal. It was a stocked 16" slab that migrated down from an upstream pool. I may not have killed a wild fish.

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  2. khakisofcarmel

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    Out in Deschutes river Oregon this past weekend
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  3. edinatlanta

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    Will post pics later from my Miami trip.

    Two Mangrove Snappers, a really nice Jack, and three tarpon hooked and another three coming up to my fly (two on the same cast). Those guys were everywhere but because I've never fished tarpon I didn't know how to fight and keep them on the line. Oh well, you gotta learn at some point.
     


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    Also, fishing in Everglades National Park is a phenomenal experience. It really makes you appreciate how utterly crazy the early settlers of Florida were. The water is no good, the land is no good, the bugs are non-stop, you have massive thunderstorms all the time (in fact we were coming back and had a thunderstorm hit our area--as a worrier that was not so fun).

    Really a wonderful spot of the Earth and I hope to come back down again soon.
     


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    I believe I posted that when it first came out, but yes, it's a touching article.

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  7. Henry Carter

    Henry Carter Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    Mate you probably did and that's where I probably first read it. I saved it in my bookmarks and I go back and read it once a year or so as although it's a sad end to a troubled life it's still quite an entertaining read the way he lived his life.
     


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    Simply joining the gathering. Enthusiastic fly fisher albeit, ordinarily, haven't gotten sufficiently out as of late because of children. I have a place in the Catskills and am enthusiastically anticipating opening day. Where's your home?
     


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    What is that?

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    Hello, fellow enthusiasts. First post on this thread.

    Here is the only fish picture I managed to take during my recent trip to the Fryingpan River. I cast to this particular fish for about an hour with all sorts of stuff while he continued to nonchalantly take naturals before he finally ate my CDC Green Drake cripple.
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    Always satisfying to target and catch a finicky fish.

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    I'm going to get out that way sooner or later. Nice looking dude there.

    I finally hit some new waters today. I tried the Big Thompson, but had no luck. Then I drove down the Saint Vrain and hit up one spot. Wouldn't you know I'd catch my first CO Rainbow, and my biggest fish of the season? This one's about 12".

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