Chironamid Fishing... Sunday the 23rd

Discussion in 'Stillwater' started by Chef, Jan 17, 2011.

  1. Irafly

    Irafly Indi "Ira" Jones

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    My wife isn't too wrathful, in fact she pushes me to fish more... Hmmm maybe I'm missing something. I think she knows that I'm more of a "Distance makes the heart grow fonder" guy than a "Out of sight out of mind" guy.

    Ira..
     
  2. willburrrr2003

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    Met up with Chef at Lake Martha this morning, seems like a great guy :) checked on me several times to make sure how I was doing and even offered coffee but I brought enough for the morning. I forgot the strike indicators, so decided to troll a brown leach...20 mins later fish on!!!! It didn't take long to bring it to hand. A nice little brown trout, that measured 9"...wooohoooo I loved it !! Unfortunately , it was my only bite this morning. I fished until just before noon, then was wearing down and toes got pretty cold so I heading in and packed up off to home. Chef was talking about a Loan lake trip next weekend, and I am down with that :) it was a great experience catching my first fish on a fly rod, can't wait until next weekend to do it again :D My casting is getting much better too! Sorry I didn't stick around longer Chef, I will be more prepared next weekend to keep my feet warmer so I can fish longer.
     
  3. scottflycst

    scottflycst Active Member

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    Congrats on your first flyrod trout Will! A brown trout at that. You're batting 1000!
    Aren't those fish purty?
     
  4. willburrrr2003

    willburrrr2003 Member

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    A very nice fish indeed Scott :D , and despite it's size from bite to hand the entire experience was very exciting... Next time out, maybe several to hand and once nice one big enough for dinner ;)
     
  5. Irafly

    Irafly Indi "Ira" Jones

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    Nice job Will.

    Ira..
     
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    chef, anything you learn about chirono's, will you share with me? i know nothing about them, just how to tie them. all i got is floating line at the moment, hope it will work for them
     
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    gdbrill Tight Lines

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    Congrats Will. More good times to come.

    Tight Lines.

    George
     
  8. Chef

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    Rumor has it that Ira is supposed to give a chironamide lesson in Feb on the west side....... :)

    Silver: I dont know much at this point. still trying to learn.
     
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    Where can i pick up this dvd??
     
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    Leigh PNW Angler

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    I wish I'd seen this post earlier. I just did my first Chironomid Fishing at pass lake this last weekend. Not going to be my favorite for fly fishing as I really enjoy casting, but for the winter why not.
     
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    winter /spring/summer/fall chronies rock~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
     
  14. Irafly

    Irafly Indi "Ira" Jones

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    Yes they do. And your right that is a great show.

    Ira..
     
  15. Steve Kokita

    Steve Kokita FISHON206

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    I'm with you Trout Master and Ira, chironomids are a blast to fish! If you think it's boring, you're not doing it right. I'd rather catch 6 fish on chironomids under an indicator than 12 fish on buggers any day!!