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  • About mikel
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    Just a regular C&R fly guy....worked in the parcel delivery and freight biz both as a manager and industrial engineering type.
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    Ben Lomond, Ca
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    none (yay)

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Posted 07-31-2014 at 08:34 PM by mikel Comments 2
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God, it was hot. Monster flies buzzed loudly and gnats incessantly sought the moisture in my eyes. The sun in the Rockies bore down and stung my skin with its intensity...but my feet were soon to be in 55 degree water and a fly rod was in my hand. On balance, not so bad.

It was just a blue line, this little stream, not even a name on the map. But, it was accessible from a forest service road. When I'd asked at the fly shop the guide working the register said give it a go. He knew...

Posted 10-28-2013 at 02:07 PM by mikel Comments 1
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The autumn chill had a bit of steam coming off the water and there was gold along the banks...just the way it had been each of the 42 years he'd come here. Ever changing, yet ever the same, this water called to him as no other. With a sigh and a little smile pulled his old 5 weight friend from a battered tube and rigged up. Fifty yards downstream, at the top of Sal's hole, a sickly salmon rolled.

Sal was long dead, but 35 years ago he had taken a tumble there, filling his waders with...
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Posted 08-07-2014 at 05:05 PM by mikel mikel is online now
If I get up to double...
Posted 08-01-2014 at 11:58 PM by milt spawn milt spawn is offline
Wow Mike, that's pretty...
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  1. wineshark
    wineshark liked post by mikel On thread : How much water California needs to end drought
    The truth, well said.
    Liked On: Today, 12:01 AM
    Posted On: Yesterday, 11:53 AM
  2. tbblom
    tbblom liked post by mikel On thread : How much water California needs to end drought
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    smilingduck liked post by mikel On thread : How much water California needs to end drought
  4. runningfish
    runningfish liked post by mikel On thread : How much water California needs to end drought
    The truth, well said.
    Liked On: Yesterday, 11:57 AM
    Posted On: Yesterday, 11:53 AM
  5. milt spawn
    milt spawn liked post by mikel On thread : new one word
    Ouzel>>>>Thrush
    Liked On: 11-24-2014, 12:42 PM
    Posted On: 11-24-2014, 12:41 PM
  6. hairwing530
    hairwing530 liked post by mikel On thread : What fly to use in a random river?
  7. nobullygator
    nobullygator liked post by mikel On thread : What to get as a backup reel?
    Get an Okuma Sierra and glue a picture of an Allen reel to it, like a veneer
    Liked On: 09-24-2014, 07:39 AM
    Posted On: 08-04-2014, 11:16 AM
  8. mridenour
    mridenour liked post by mikel On thread : Animas in Durango
    Most productive fly there for me was your namesake...
    Liked On: 09-07-2014, 06:02 AM
    Posted On: 09-06-2014, 09:05 AM
  9. jpbfly
    jpbfly liked post by mikel On thread : new one word
    The length of the Amazon river
    Liked On: 09-06-2014, 10:15 AM
    Posted On: 09-05-2014, 02:25 PM
  10. mcnerney
    mcnerney liked post by mikel On thread : Animas in Durango
    Most productive fly there for me was your namesake...
    Liked On: 09-06-2014, 09:19 AM
    Posted On: 09-06-2014, 09:05 AM
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    fredaevans liked post by mikel On thread : SW United States headed for a 'Mega Drought?'
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