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Old 09-23-2011, 12:46 PM
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Great trhead and I loe seeing everyone's pictures.

I have to admit that I have never seen someone fish in pink Crocks. Judging by what she was pulling out of the water perhaps I should give that a try.

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Crocs are the best for wet wading small streams. You are careful of where you put your feet!

They really are good though for wading. The rubber is very soft and quite nonslip on the rocks. I do suggest the strap be around the back. They are a bugger to retrieve out of the mud though!

Mine are blue, but judging from the success of pink I may have to pick up a pair in that color.

Nice post. Great stream, especially for Arizona. Hard to find one not overrun with people. Seddona area is amazing color country.

Be sure and see Bryce, Cedar Breaks, and Zions too on one of your trips.
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Old 09-26-2011, 09:50 AM
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Shane, great report! Welcome to the board and put up some UK photo's. I lived in Suffolk County as a teenager and loved fishing there.

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This thread is still rockin'.... Just got back from a Sierra's trip with the trusty 1wt. Here's a couple of pics.

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That stream is a beautyI wish I could fish such beautiful places more often(love the 5th pic!!!)
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I keep this photo on my desk at work for inspiration:

On the wife's family ranch in MT
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Crocs are the best for wet wading small streams. You are careful of where you put your feet!

They really are good though for wading. The rubber is very soft and quite nonslip on the rocks. I do suggest the strap be around the back. They are a bugger to retrieve out of the mud though!
They're definitely working for you! But I love my wet-wading boots. My brother, who is a captain in the U.S. Air Forces, got me a pair of flight-surfaces rated combat boots for Christmas last year. That means they're rated to be worn on the deck of C-130 while its wet and in flight. Needless to say, they've got the best wet-traction you could ever hope for. Plus if I don't feel like getting wet, they're gortex lined so I can wade up to 10" without getting wet.

Perfect for small streams, and it means I can wade in my favorite streams in January in Minnesota without waders. I love small streams in winter.
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Great trhead and I loe seeing everyone's pictures.

I have to admit that I have never seen someone fish in pink Crocks. Judging by what she was pulling out of the water perhaps I should give that a try.

Bob
Hi Bob - and hi to everyone on the forum here.

Thank you so much for your kind words, we had some amazing fishing

Those Pink Crocs are legendary here in the UK too... I had black crocs on, and caught around 9, Collette my wife had around 15 or so fish, so I'm with you all on this one... it's the Pink Crocs, not the skill!!!

Those Crocs are coming back to Palm Springs in California next May/June, so look out! I've had some fansastic feedback from a couple of guys re the fishing in that region... but please feel free to point us in the right direction is you would be so kind. Any advise would be very welcome.

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you guys really do live in some stunning places, I hope that someday i will be able to wade a stream like that with the rockies on the horizon
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Awesome posts guys, definitely envious of some of those spots. I live in south central Canada and we lack in the numbers of trout streams. This year has been tough for the rivers; being that is was driest summer on record and many of our small streams are barely trickling. Have had to focus more on the stillwaters...nothing wrong with that...just miss whipping around the 3 wt.

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This spot never fails to hand over a nice brook trout in the spring
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My first fish ever from this small stream, definitely got me addicted to fishing small streams.
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My biggest rainbow out of this stream, chunkiest stream-dwelling pig
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...envious of the US streams living in Canada with those brookies and rainbows??? they were awesome - was there a Tiger Trout in there also I seen???
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Yep, a tiger trout. I'm already singing "O, Canada...."
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