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Old 07-27-2009, 03:59 PM
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Here in Utah and parts of Idaho, the 24th of July is a holiday (Pioneer Day)
So with a three day weekend, we headed North.
Had mixed weather, with Rain, Big wind storms, and Hot muggy days all rolled into three fantastic fishing days.

Storm rolling in:

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Check out the BIG FISH cloud!

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Species? KAMLOOP!!!! Best fighting TROUT out there.
First off, what are they eating?

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Okay Chironomids!

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And Damsel Nymphs:

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FISH!

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Even Baxter bonded with the fish:

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Oh and Mother Nature was at her best:

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Old 07-27-2009, 05:00 PM
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Joni: Nice looking photos, looks like you hooked into some very nice fish, Congrats!

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Old 07-27-2009, 07:25 PM
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Nice pictory Joni. That fish in photo #9 is a real beauty!

You've got me thinking about catarafts and fishing still waters.
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Old 07-27-2009, 07:38 PM
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Thanks all. I love Chironomids!
Check this one out.....isn't that the one you tied for me......YUP!

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Old 07-27-2009, 07:44 PM
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Darn! I think it is! Can I claim the fish? (chuckle)
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Old 07-27-2009, 07:54 PM
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Here it is - I think...............!

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Wow! Thanks.
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Default Re: Pioneer Fishing!

Great photos, Joni! But I think that cloud looks like a chironomid!
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Great pics. Great looking fish. Got a kick out of Baxter copying the "fish look". I remember the chironomid swap and thinking what neat ties. Fun to see them in action.
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Nice pics Joni...and some "turkeys",lucky you!
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Great Pics Joni...I like the Fish Cloud....

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