An Evening at Teal

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  1. Ed Call

    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    Busy day with the family had us on the run until about 6pm. When I got home I decided to drop them off, load up the float tube and gear and go get wet. I probably pushed off at the launch at about 7pm. Within a couple of minutes the black bodied elk hair caddis emerger had one on, then another, and another. A bit later I switched to a small streamer and found another cookie cutter. One more on the streamer and one more on the emerger and all light had been lost. It was a nice two hours on the water, great to hit some fish early and feel that line stretch. What an awesome day all day and all night.
     
  2. Freestone

    Freestone Not to be confused with freestoneangler

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    Sounds like a great way to spend the evening and unwind Ed!
     
  3. Mark Walker

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    Glad to hear you were able to get out for a few.:thumb:
     
  4. Steve Kokita

    Steve Kokita FISHON206

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    Way to go Ed! What size were your fish? I haven't made it out there yet this year, a least not yet...great little lake. We dug razors in the sunshine yesterday, no redtail surfperch though.
     
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    Nice Ed!

    You got me to dig out the dry fly box and tie on an elk hair caddis tonight at Lone. Landed 2 on the dry fly and 1 other broke me off on the TOO-EAGER hook set with the 3lb test.
     
  6. Ed Call

    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    There were enough cream colored bugs sitting on the surface of the water not to give the caddis emerger a try. Glad I did. This is not the fly I normally break out here.

    The fish were not big, likely all recent planters. I think they were each right at 12-13". They looked nice, were pretty active and did not like the hook pulling them. If they can survive the short term they might fatten up nicely and be fun to catch the next time.
     
  7. Mike Wilson

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    I love Teal, thanks Mumbles.
     
  8. orangeradish

    orangeradish Bobo approved

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    Glad you got to blow off some steam and soremouth some fishies.
     
  9. Bob Jones

    Bob Jones Still truckless now farther away

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    great night Ed keep on the relaxing after the work and busy days. nothing better !!
     

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