First Steelhead - and a thanks

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  1. griz72

    griz72 New Member

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    I've been lurking on the boards here for quite a while, and I wanted to pass on my thanks to the many helpful posters, here. I've learned a lot reading the advice given by "the experts".

    Some of that advice helped me get my first Steelhead on a fly this past weekend. Nice 5 pound NF Stilly native. I'm definitely hooked now.
     
  2. SteveA

    SteveA Gnu to the board

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    Very cool! I remember how excited I was about my first, and so far only, steelhead. Enjoy the buzz.
     
  3. Jeremy Floyd

    Jeremy Floyd fly fishing my way through life

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    great job!

    I just walked in from fishing the N fork for the last 2 hours and I got my butt handed to me.
     
  4. griz72

    griz72 New Member

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    That's what I've been doing up there so far this summer. Just got lucky on Saturday. Now, if I can just get as lucky every time I go out...wait...okay...I'm back to reality now. But I'm sure I'll catch another some day.
     
  5. mstrofsinanju

    mstrofsinanju {Fly fishing} = Time well spent

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    WTG griz... :beer2: I got my first Steelhead on the upper Sky last year because of some help from Matt Burk here on line. These guys rock, and definitely deserve honorable mention. I'll second the praise for the list.
     
  6. James Waggoner

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    Thats, awsome! Tell us the story...presentation, fly, how you felt moments before, during and after. Did you remember the water type, weather and clarity? Take notes and this won't be your last fish...and they will soon come with more frequency. Really share the details, I'm sure the guys would really appreciate a "My First Steelhead" story in depth.

    Be proud you deserve it....
     
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    Nice job!!!!! I have also had no summer steelhead on the Stilly so far this year.....DRIVIN' ME NUTS! :confused:
     
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    andyk Wannabe Senior Member

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    Congrats! I think everyone remembers their first steelie. I got into my first on the Sky years back with a buddy of mine who eventually went on the start his own guide service.
     
  9. cuponoodle breakfast

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    The Stilly has been tough this summer. Just getting one puts you ahead of most guys.
    After the first one the rest will come easier.
     
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    I'm still waiting for my first Steelie.... :(
     

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