A Cold Lone Lake -12/22 & Tying

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  1. Jeff Dodd

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    A few pictures of Lone Lake in the snow and ice. We have about 14 inches on the ground and the lake is covered in ice except for a swath of open water that stretches from the center to the cove just east of the boat launch.

    Friday I picked up fly tying supplies at the Mill Creek Fly shop. Nice/patient staff and a good selection of materials. I spent the spare moments this weekend honing my very intermediate tying skills. Patterns I've been working on: Denny's A.P. Emerger, Bucktail Coachman, Spruce, and a few experimental Chironomids patterns. I will wait to post my fly pictures.... They aught to "Fish OK" however.

    Merry Christmas!

    Jeff Dodd
     

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    Jeff D, nice photos. That third shot just oozes peace during the winter holidays.
     
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    Jeff
    You live on a wonderful lake. Great pics. After it warms up I am gonna have to come up again and fish. Little cold now but if you offered a warm drink to a passing pontoon...
     
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    Jeff,
    Thanks for the pics of Lone, they're great! I love that lake, caught many nice fish there over the years. Can't wait till warmer weather.
     
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    So much for my whole "Chironomids on Christmas" idea. It does look pretty though. Thanx for the pics.
     
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    Hey Jeff, Great pictures. Let's get the auger out and drop chironomids down the holes. On second thought I'll just sit by the fire and tie some. Happy Holidays. :beer2:
     
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    Yes. The lake does look pretty in this early winter. I thought the Stillwater watchers would enjoy seeing familiar sights dressed out in the snow and ice.

    Steve - While tying I pulled out the streamer pattern you gave me at Pass Lake. I'm going to have to wait and tye it after I see you and get some instruction! Really a nice looking fly and I'm close to having all the componants. Thanks again!
     
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    Great picture Jeff! Brrrrrr...looks like it will be awhile before Lone sees my chironomids! What a great lake, I have fished Lone for 11 years now and it's my favorite chironomid lake this side of the Cascades. I'll be in the "little" blue home built pram or a green X-stream pontoon..see you on the water in '09!!--Steve :beer2:
     

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