Popped my Steelhead Cherry!

Discussion in 'Steelhead' started by yellowlab, Nov 20, 2010.

  1. Kirk Singleton

    Kirk Singleton Capt Kirk

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    "Nymphed with a pink rubber worm and a pegged bead dropper"

    that does not count, it is in the same league as humping your own sister.
    Congrats!
     
  2. John Hicks

    John Hicks Owner and operator of Sea Run Pursuits

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    Congrats. That is why we fish. That right there. The smile on your face is priceless
     
  3. yellowlab

    yellowlab Active Member

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    It was a joke boys... Don't get your panties in a bunch. I wish it was on the swing but got her nymphing with an ESL.
     
  4. tediousthumper

    tediousthumper Hello My name is Thad and Im addicted to flyfishin

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    Good, good man! Today the fisherman won. The silver ghost was found. Alas we can breathe.
     
  5. Paul Huston

    Paul Huston Swinger

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    Congrats on the fish and the persistance to stick it out for a decade.
     
  6. Nate Dutton

    Nate Dutton I'm a teacher, I fish to eat!

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    hahahahahah sooooo TRUE!!!
     
  7. James Waggoner

    James Waggoner Active Member

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    The first one is always the toughest...now quit wishing and go swing up a dream!

    Congrats, James.
     
  8. Tony the Trout

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    Congratz!!!! Gorgeous fish!!! 10 years? That is persistence. I believe the fishing gods owe you a few more. Keep it up. :)
     
  9. SpeySpaz

    SpeySpaz still an authority on nothing

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    that's a pretty fish and a happy man in those pictures.
    I'm glad for you and it's cool you got such great shots.
    Was it a hot fish or did it give you the cutthroat crawl?
     
  10. yellowlab

    yellowlab Active Member

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    Pretty hot hen, she took the line out 4 times and even when I had her almost beached darted back into the water and almost lost her in a couple of nearby downed trees. I was happy to see the hook firmly embedded in the roof of her mouth. Glad my buddy was there to click off the winning pics. Later that night we celebrated with some scotch, live Latin music, and some Fuentes Opus X cigars. I will frame that photo and shadowbox the fly and the cigar band to remember my first. I can't stop thinking about the next one. Bought two more rods and a host of marabou, ostrich plume, guinea, jungle cock, and other necessities fir my next challenge... On the swing!
     
  11. Stonefish

    Stonefish Triploid, Humpy & Seaplane Hater

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    Nice job Paul!
     
  12. Tony James

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    Congratulations. You are now a seasoned pro and already with the lock-jaw. Where's the details man?

    beautiful pics!
     
  13. SAVE STILLY NATES

    SAVE STILLY NATES Banned or Parked

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    Looks like NF stilly below whitman. Am i right?
     
  14. Jason Decker

    Jason Decker Active Member

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    I'll chime in on this, aside from the nice fish, i was most impressed because paul landed the fish on a 5wt!
     
  15. generic

    generic Justified

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    That smile says it all. Great job man! You'll never forget your first!