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  1. Default Finally First Trout!

    Merry Christmas everyone!
    You all helped me with some good advice back at the end of summer for getting started into flyfishing.
    Busy schedule this fall with school but yesterday caught my first fish on a fly....2 Rainbows. I have caught probably hundreds on my ugly stick spin combo over the years, and many of them bigger than the 2 yesterday. But this was the most fun I have EVER had fishing....such a rush and much more satisfying.
    Hopefully the snow will continue to stay up in the mts and I can get out again next week.
    Of course, I didn't think to bring a camera to capture the moment, but I'll rememer it forever.
    Thanks everyone for helping me get off on the right foot. I'm learning a whole lot by following your posts on here.
    Enjoy the holidays and Happy New Year, as well!

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    Nov 2010
    These United States

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    Good for you frontrange.. You'll never forget them.
    Are you in colorado?

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    Pinedale, WY
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    Rob: Congrats on your first trout on a fly rod! That is truely a memorable moment that will last a lifetime!


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    Jul 2009
    Greenville South Carolina

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    Outstanding!! You may find it difficult to justify picking up the ugly stick for trout again. Not that the fly rod is more productive, just that somehow, for me at least, the time and experience of fly fishing is more valuable, deeper and more satisfying.

    First of many I'm sure. Happy holidays!

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    Rob- Contrats on your first fly rod trout. I agree it is much more satisfying and in my experience much more productive to boot. You will never forget those two fish.
    -Tom Wilson
    Attention New Fly Fishers and those just wanting to improve- Join a Fly Fishing Club. They have classes on every aspect of fly fishing for beginners to advanced for free or cheaper than offered elsewhere. Some offer mentor programs. You will make friends with other fly fishers. Clubs often have outings in which members pay special group rates for guides or to fish prime private access areas.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dang old king View Post
    Good for you frontrange.. You'll never forget them.
    Are you in colorado?
    I agree...lots of fun still ahead. Colorado...near Co Springs.

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    Apr 2010
    Rosthern, SK

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    What a great Christmas present! It reminds me of my first fish this season... no more than 6" but man it was awesome! Keep it up!

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    Languedoc/near montpellier
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    Default Re: Finally First Trout! need to have a camera...that fish will be in your mind forever

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    Berks, PA
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    Congrats Rob! Sounds like Santa thought you were good this year.
    Anthony Laurence
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    Congratulations Rob. The addiction begins......

    It's not what I catch when I'm fishing, it's what I lose that matters to me...
    Good decisions come from experience...Experience comes from bad decisions...

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