More fishing, less politics

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  1. fivefish

    fivefish Active Member

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    I thought I would drop a fishing report in the midst of all the political discussions on this FLY FISHING FORUM.

    I spent a few hours on the other side of the hills on Sunday chasing trout, because this fall I've only focused on salmon and wanted something different for a change.

    I fished near some ponds with the sound of cars whizzing by. It was brisk... the snow-chilled breeze was a bit bitey and the water temps weren't helping any. Winter fishing has definitely arrived.

    With that said, I slowed things down and targeted slower water with smaller flies, nymphing for about 3 hours with not even a bump. I was about to call it a skunk, but decided to hit one last hole above where I parked because I've caught a decent amount of fish in the past there.

    At this point I was fishing a Pat's stone (coffee color) with a small flashy pt. My first cast into the hole, and just after the flies hit the water my indicator shot sideways. My immediate thought was a branch submerged just below the surface, but after a few headshakes I realized it was an over-eager trout.

    It wasn't anything fancy, but it sure felt good to say hello to this rainbow and then see it swim off to get bigger for next year. Month and a half skunk is off. :)
     

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  2. Jim Ficklin

    Jim Ficklin Genuine Montana Fossil

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    This sentence deserves a like all by itself! The fishing report is great, too. Thanks for sharing.
     
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    How refreshing, thanks...
     
  4. Kyle Smith

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    Abortion.
     
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    Nice fish - Thanks.
     
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  7. napawino

    napawino Banned or Parked

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    Tax reform
     
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  8. bennysbuddy

    bennysbuddy the sultan of swing

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    There’s a lot of people who I wish their parents were in favor of abortion.
     
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    Great report i am done with thoes stupid threads.
     
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  10. freestoneangler

    freestoneangler Not to be confused with Freestone

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    Except that much of why WA has lost so much fishing opportunities is related to politics. Still, always great to see reports.

    Oh bullshit you are.
     
  11. napawino

    napawino Banned or Parked

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  12. Buzzy

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    Nice trout! I drove by those ponds this afternoon after fishing your side of the mountains. Skim of ice on most of the stillwater so I guess I better wet my pram soon before the few remaining open waters are iced over.
     
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    napawino Banned or Parked

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    This has nothing to do with anything.

    “Some humans would do anything to see if it was possible to do it. If you put a large switch in some cave somewhere, with a sign on it saying 'End-of-the-World Switch. PLEASE DO NOT TOUCH', the paint wouldn't even have time to dry.”

    Terry Pratchett, Thief of Time
     
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    Gorgeous trout.
     
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    Will we see a report in the saltwater forum?:)
     
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