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kingofamberley 04-16-2013 06:56 PM

1st fish of 2013
1st fish on the new TFO 6 wt
1st fish on a fly that I tied (clouser)
Ended up catching about 15 of these guys. Nothing huge but good to feel the bend again.
I want to say that after a winter of watching youtube vids and studying everything I could on this forum, I was making much better casts today. Thanks everyone for the help :) My roll casting has improved dramatically, and the use of single hand spey techniques like the snap T really helped! I also found that casting heavy(ish) clousers really isn't that hard at all. Also, I think cleaning and dressing my line really helped. I had exactly 0 wind knots today :)
Thats all!
Here's a bit of scenery from where I was (fly line in upper right corner)

mcnerney 04-16-2013 07:27 PM

Re: Progress
Sounds like a great day on the water, congrats!

kingofamberley 04-17-2013 12:31 PM

Re: Progress
Thanks! Unfortunately, SW Ohio is to be rained out this week, so it may be a little bit until the rivers are fishable again.

riverbilly 04-17-2013 04:58 PM

Re: Progress
Sounds like great progress, it all comes togather eventually.
Always love the scenery shots.

Hardyreels 04-17-2013 10:31 PM

Re: Progress
It's so nice to see all that green and the flowers, glad you've gotten some fish to get things going.


caseywise 04-17-2013 10:38 PM

Re: Progress
looks like a great start to your season!!
thanks for sharing:D

stl_geoff 04-18-2013 11:47 AM

Re: Progress
Your SW Ohio underbrush looks just about the same as MO underbrush.

kingofamberley 04-18-2013 12:46 PM

Re: Progress

Originally Posted by stl_geoff (Post 548091)
Your SW Ohio underbrush looks just about the same as MO underbrush.

It looks like that now but in a couple weeks you won't be able to see through it at all haha.

nick k 04-18-2013 03:02 PM

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The underbrush near me looks like pavement....because it is pavement. If only I lived near any of this beautiful water.

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