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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 01:07 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 offline
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  1. fredaevans
    fredaevans liked post by mikel On thread : South Bend Oren-o-Matic 1130 Model A
    If you want it looked at, he's reputed to be the best.
    Liked On: Yesterday, 06:31 AM
    Posted On: 05-03-2015, 01:20 PM
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    comeonavs liked post by mikel On thread : Lake's goldfish infestation comes to unexpected end
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  4. the_pyromaniac
    the_pyromaniac liked post by mikel On thread : Any warmwater species mimic trout in feeding?
    Gary Player says when he was young, the harder he practiced, the luckier he became 😎
    Liked On: 04-26-2015, 11:06 AM
    Posted On: 04-22-2015, 03:50 PM
  5. milt spawn
    milt spawn liked post by mikel On thread : new one word
    Popeye>>>>Doyle
    Liked On: 04-25-2015, 10:29 PM
    Posted On: 04-25-2015, 05:52 PM
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    milt spawn liked post by mikel On thread : new one word
    Chip>>>>Ahoy
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    Posted On: 04-24-2015, 10:45 PM
  7. trout trekker
    trout trekker liked post by mikel On thread : Lake Tahoe, Truckee River and a little perspective on the drought.
    My 3rd attempt to reply. No words work. Thank you for posting.
    Liked On: 04-24-2015, 09:47 AM
    Posted On: 04-23-2015, 01:48 PM
  8. smilingduck
    smilingduck liked post by mikel On thread : Lake Tahoe, Truckee River and a little perspective on the drought.
    My 3rd attempt to reply. No words work. Thank you for posting.
    Liked On: 04-23-2015, 05:06 PM
    Posted On: 04-23-2015, 01:48 PM
  9. oldnewguy
    oldnewguy liked post by mikel On thread : Any warmwater species mimic trout in feeding?
    Gary Player says when he was young, the harder he practiced, the luckier he became 😎
    Liked On: 04-22-2015, 03:56 PM
    Posted On: 04-22-2015, 03:50 PM
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