Black makes a fine Christmas color

Discussion in 'Saltwater' started by Nick Clayton, Dec 24, 2013.

  1. c1eddy

    c1eddy Active Member

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    Nick, I've learned not to pass up your posts...especially when I find myself saying, "Huh..?', after reading the heading. This was a great story. It was well played at both ends, and will no doubt inspire more than a couple of us to wet a line in the coming days. Congratulations on landing a King in the salt...so cool!
    Yep...good things can happen when our line is on the water...and they're made all the sweeter if our wives think we're at work :)
     
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  2. David Loy

    David Loy Senior Moment

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    Kool. Good read. Tnx.
     
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    When I saw this thread I though it was about tying up some winter flys in black. Which I was hopping to see what Nick had found that was working for him. As always I enjoyed reading Nicks posts. It must have been a real joy to see a 5 to 6 lb Black mouth coming in on the end of your line? Good read as always. Thank You.
     
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  4. dryflylarry

    dryflylarry "Chasing Riseforms"

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    By the way Nick, that will teach you to NOT leave the "Popsicle Sticks" in your visor in your truck! Keep them handy!
    ;)
     
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    Can always count on Nick for a killer Salt report. Very nice work
     
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    Irafly Indi "Ira" Jones

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    I've been tempted a couple of times to swipe one of Nick's visor flies, now I know to keep my hands off. Hey Nick, you still haven't told me how the sculpin fishing was.
     
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  7. Jeff Dodd

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    Man Nick, that was a great report and awesome day on the water. Those impromptu trips can turn out to be memory makers!

    Great job finding and landing a blackmouth from the beach.

    Good to hear you're feeling better.
    Jeff
     
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    Inspiration! I'm in Northern Michigan with the family. Can't wait to get back home and out on the beach!
     
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  9. golfman44

    golfman44 4-Time Puget Sound Steelhead Guide of the Year

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    great writeup, thanks for this.
     
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  10. Nick Clayton

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    Man, my bad... I been so busy I didn't see this. Unfortunately the sculpin were nowhere to be found for me that day. I did, however, manage a small flounder when I let my clouser sit while I was undoing a tangle.
     
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  11. Nick Clayton

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    Lesson learned, Larry! Your bug has been good to me just about every time I tie it on!
     
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