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Old 05-09-2009, 07:34 PM
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My new setup is an orvis clearwater II, 7' 9", 5 weight with an okuma sierra s5/6 reel. I also got this new orvis wonderline generation 3 line- 5 weight. ive done some casting, and man, ive never casted so good! i just got back home to wisconsin (my spring semester just ended!!!) and i CANT wait to get to devil's lake state park monday morning. ill be going for bass and panfish. ill post some pics if i have any luck
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Old 05-09-2009, 08:13 PM
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I bought a clearwater in an 8wt for bass and hybrids, cast great, havent used it much but looking forward to it
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Old 05-09-2009, 09:09 PM
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rmooney: Good luck fishing, sounds like you have a nice setup with the new fly rod, be sure to post some photos.

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Old 05-11-2009, 07:03 PM
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Default Re: new setup!

well, i went to devils lake at 6:00 am...and got skunked! i saw a lot of bass, but couldnt hook any!

then at about 5:00 pm, i went to fish lake and caught a bluegill about the size of a silver dollar haha

then as i was leaving fish lake, i thought i would head over to spring creek. great idea! i caught two nice trout. what kind of trout is this? not the rainbow, the other one. i also had my biggest rainbow on the line. it was taking out drag and it was a lot of fun...until i lost it when i went to grab it! note to self: never forget the landing net!!!!
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Old 05-14-2009, 04:11 PM
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the water at spring creek is always very clear. but after the storm last night, it was completely brown! i tried fishing, but i didnt have any luck. the last three days ive caught about 4 browns, and 3 rainbows, and lost about the same amount lol. could the water clarity have effected the fishing today? what do you guys use for flies when the water isnt clear?
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