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Tying the Ellicott Special

Posted 10-26-2011 at 08:38 PM by gatortransplant

Ok, so as some of you may know, I caught my first steelhead with a fly rod yesterday:
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I have to make this distinction because I have caught a steelhead before, on a fly no less, but the fly was attached to my cheater stick, a spinning rod. This was before I stepped into the light. Carrying on, I caught this steelhead on a fly of my own design (read: I tied whatever was in reach of my hands on in a...
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Fresh trout

Posted 10-21-2011 at 09:36 PM by mbphotos54

well I found out today that the creek I fish just had a truck load of rainbows dumped in. I took a look and they are all over the place. so guess what im doing afte work tomarrow. pics to post I hope
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30 mph winds..

Posted 10-14-2011 at 06:15 PM by mbphotos54

well, looks like its going to be gusty all weekend.. so much for fishing..
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fishing friends 5

Posted 10-12-2011 at 12:15 PM by jpbfly

I don't forget Old Herrero and Jeannot.
They're both now in heaven.
Old Herrero was a trout specialist and a great spinning fisherman.I enjoyed fishing with him and learning from him about trout behaviour...he knew a lot and enabled me to catch big ones at the time there were some left on the lower section of the Lergue.As he had no car I picked him up at home...He put his gear in the boot and got into the car wearing his checked slippers I haven't got any pic of him but I wrote...
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A Very Colorful Season Part One;

Posted 10-12-2011 at 12:15 AM by Hardyreels

I could be fishing today but the early AM was more than chilly it was cold so I am home and will spend some quality time with my chainsaw later today. I put down a slew of trees last winter and it's time to cut and split them.

Now that I have shared that tid bit with you I'll get on with the entry here. Fall begins here in Alaska months ahead of some areas of the United States, we begin seeing telltale signs of things to come. Autumn actually begins with the return of the pacific...
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