Lone lake report

Discussion in 'Stillwater' started by Gary Knowels, Oct 6, 2012.

  1. Gary Knowels

    Gary Knowels Active Member

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    I went to Lone today for the first time. Islander was gracious enough to give ne a few tips yesterday and I followed his suggestions to great success.

    I hit the water about 9:30 and fished until about 5:00. 10 fish to hand in total, a handful of LDR, and so many missed strikes I lost count. The fish were active in the morning but not a lot of fight to them. Slow fishing from 11:30 to 2:00 but plenty of action after that with the fish fighting much tougher. Smallest fish was 14" and for 3 over 18" including 1 at 21".

    That 21" hog was my largest fish on a fly and put me through a long battle including several reel screaming runs. I took just a second to admire him then sent him home quickly due to the long fight I didn't take a picture. I was extra thrilled because I took him on a black bugger with olive hackle that I tied myself.

    Leeches and soft hackles were all fished on a fast sink line.

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    Islander Steve

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    Great report Gary. It was good to meet you and happy to hear you got into some nice fish.
     
  3. Caveman

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    wheres the pic of the 21 in
     
  4. Drifter

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    Respectable fish, sounds like a good trip.
     
  5. fisherjon

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    its always way more satisfying to catch a good size fish on a fly you tied yourself