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River to River Part 2;

Posted 07-25-2011 at 01:15 AM by Hardyreels
Updated 07-25-2011 at 05:59 AM by Hardyreels

On Wednesday the 13th of July I took a ride on my favorite river looking for some sockeye salmon. I knew there would be some chum in and maybe even a few late kings that might take a fly so with a beautiful sunny day coming about I was on the water at 10:00 AM. I knew where I was headed because the fish take the same route every year and seem to hold in the same spots. From where I launched I stayed on the shallow side of the river and traveled slow watching carefully the deeper channel on my left...
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I wanna go fishing

Posted 07-24-2011 at 06:12 PM by mbphotos54

I dont know about everyone else but it has been burtally hot out... I havent had a chance to get line wet in almost 3 weeks, not becasue of the weather but my days off have not been on my normal day so it is messing with my fishing. Looks like itll be in the 80s this week so I hope i can get out one morning to catch a few.
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yep more casting

Posted 06-30-2011 at 08:14 PM by mbphotos54

well, I had a good session in the yard tonight, trying to use the tips from here. I was able to haul and shoot out all but 6 or 7 wraps of flyline on the reel, and was able to repeat the cast several times, my overhead casting isnt hitting the ground or knoting , atleast tonight. Ill get the video cam again next week to post again on my progress. I hope to get back on the creek next week. or pond.
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It Took Two Weeks But.....It's The Big Fish

Posted 06-30-2011 at 02:40 PM by Hardyreels
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The day I caught a really nice fish but had no camera with me there were two people who took pictures for me with cell phones. One of these is posted to a fishing story here on the blog, the other I never mentioned because I didn't receive the picture until I checked mail today The kind lady who took this had a digital SLR with her but had forgotten to bring the batteries however her phone was considerably more advanced than the gentleman who took the original shot for me. In her e-mail accompanying...
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day on the creek

Posted 06-29-2011 at 10:04 PM by mbphotos54

Well I had the idea of getting up early and being the first one at the local creek, so i was! I was glad to atleast be the first on the water today. So I began my quest and trying not to cast into a tree. I was able to make some good well placed casted that resulted in a good strike but still nothing held on long enough to get hooked. I tried several flys to no end result.. I later talked to a guy on the creek about flys and found out what has been doing well here, so I will track a few down and...
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