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Old 10-19-2010, 07:49 AM
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On the way to a rugby tournament, I decided to bring my 15 year old son along for some creekin'. He's never been out crashing brush for wild trout and is used to working 30# yellowfin tuna offshore. This is his normal style of fishing....

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Well, it didn't take long for him to become comfortable on a 3wt with a flashback nymph and indicator. After a few missed strikes, he settled in and brought his 1st ever brownie to hand. In a couple of hours, he brought to hand 6 brownies and 2 bows- all wild. Here's a few of his fish. I know it's not a huge pelagic, but I think he enjoyed being out 'hunting' for wild trout. And, as a dad, I enjoyed teaching him a bit of conservation and C&R practice.

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Old 10-19-2010, 08:44 AM
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Congrats creeker
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Most Excellent!

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Old 10-19-2010, 09:32 AM
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creeker: Congrats, it doesn't get any better than that!

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Creeker,

Although I never had any children I can imagine how proud you were to be his guide on that trip. Watching the fly hook a person is almost better than hooking a fish huh?

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Congrats Creeker on getting the oversize rugrat on some fish in the local creek.. Ok almost your back yard The smiles say it all. You have a new fishing buddy, just keep him out of that big salty pond out there... Gets expensive

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Congrats Creeker on getting the oversize rugrat on some fish in the local creek.. Ok almost your back yard The smiles say it all. You have a new fishing buddy, just keep him out of that big salty pond out there... Gets expensive

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Trout!! It's what it's all about!
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Good memories...pass it on!!
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Congrats to both of you!...glad to see another rugby fan on the forum...
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