No one skunked on this gorgeous day:)

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by enlightened, Apr 3, 2013.

  1. enlightened

    enlightened Active Member

    Today was awesome! Took the family to a favorite spot of mine, tho I did not expect much, as both girls tire of fishing quickly unless they are biting. But not today;) A gorgeous spring break day that began with triploid giving me a new fly he wanted....well the chick got the cool fly but all were working. I brought in one first, not triploid! And then he of course, and then Yes!, tri caught another and let our toughest bring her in. My oldest screamed fish on! Both little girls just beaming beautifully fighting a fish. You see triploid trying to net both and my youngest fish is still there.....but he brought in my oldest's fish. No one skunked today. A great start Spring!
  2. enlightened

    enlightened Active Member

    Im trying to upload the pics....
  3. Bruce Baker

    Bruce Baker Active Member

    Glad you guys and a great day as well as a great time! Look forward to seeing the pics. Always enjoy the posts by you and Triploid.
  4. Jerry Daschofsky

    Jerry Daschofsky Moderator Staff Member

    Sounds like you had a great time. Thanks for sharing. Can't wait to see the pics.
  5. triploidjunkie

    triploidjunkie Active Member

    The oldest got hers by herself fishing down the beach from us. I just had to go net it. She was using a marabou jig( she's getting into tying flies and making her own jigs) on aspinning rod. She loves flyfishing, but mostly sticks to skinnier water. She prefers her jigs on the big, intimidating water. Anyway, it was our best double yet. My fish was around two foot,hers slightly over and hefty. I had both in my little net at the same time, but mine escaped before pic. You can still see our eleven year olds trophy fish, but her little sisjumped in the photo too. IMG_20130403_162440.jpg IMG_20130403_162345.jpg IMG_20130403_150944.jpg
  6. enlightened

    enlightened Active Member

    thank you
  7. DonChilds

    DonChilds Have Spey Will Travel

    Now that a "family outing" enjoy the rest of your spring break:)
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  8. Josh Stroud

    Josh Stroud Active Member

    Looks like it was a good time. Nice looking fish as well!
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  9. Olive bugger

    Olive bugger Active Member

    Thanks for sharing. Great to see folks out with kids fishing. Nice to see great fish also. Tight lines to you all.
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  10. Lugan

    Lugan Joe Streamer

    Nice fish. And its coloration matches your hair! :)
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  11. dfl

    dfl Active Member

    You won't realize how galacticly lucky you are til you hit your 70s.
  12. Matthew LeBret

    Matthew LeBret Active Member

    Great fishy pictures
    It is hard to beat family time on the water!
  13. enlightened

    enlightened Active Member

    My wonderful grandmother has always told me (she is southern for the effect) "Honey, my brain is just like yours, I may sound slower but I feel 25. My body just wont allow for your activites.":) i love her.
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  14. dryflylarry

    dryflylarry "Chasing Riseforms"

    Grandma-ma is right!! Nice report Enlightened.
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  15. Jonathan Tachell

    Jonathan Tachell Active Member

    Way to go guys!
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  16. Steve Call

    Steve Call Active Member

    It's great that your girls are into fishing. Enjoy these times. You are building great memories.
  17. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

    My body and mind are just like hers. The mind is willing but the body isn't.
  18. Gary Thompson

    Gary Thompson dirty dog

    Two thumbs up!!!!
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  19. enlightened

    enlightened Active Member

    I always will remember this old man:) My grandma taught me well. I only get a small taste of age at this point 39....yes still young, but the beginning of modifying some activities to fit my age:) that is why I fully appreciate age. memories........thats what may just keep me going late into life.
  20. Jim Wallace

    Jim Wallace Smells like low tide

    Gotta agree, since I have only two thumbs:) (although my buddies may claim that I have more).