Steelhead Stone Shampoo

Discussion in 'Steelhead' started by Ed Call, Feb 14, 2009.

  1. papafsh

    papafsh Piscatorial predilection

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    I looked in the swap forum and that fly looks like the one TyinBug's created.
    BTW congrats on the fish, I guess you are not just all talk anymore :rofl:


    LB
     
  2. Mark Walker

    Mark Walker Active Member

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    Congrats my friend! Deservedly so.
     
  3. Jeremy Floyd

    Jeremy Floyd fly fishing my way through life

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    Good job Mumbles! I am really happy for your success!
     
  4. Daniel Nelson

    Daniel Nelson BAMF

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    congrats. I wish i could get that monkey off MY back.
     
  5. Cougar97

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    Welcome to the club and a well told story indeed. Hmmm did you say beer, yes I might have one and sit down, enjoy the 500 and think of all those Ronde fish swimming around in the deep blue....

    Tight Loops,
     
  6. shotgunner

    shotgunner Anywhere ~ Anytime

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    Mumbles, congrats on the milestone :thumb:

    What rod and line were you fishing?
     
  7. BruceAC

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    CONGRATULATIONS & SLAINTE to you Mumbles !!!
    A nicely woven recap..very well done.
    :thumb:
     
  8. SpeySpaz

    SpeySpaz still an authority on nothing

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    Mumbles, you're too nice of a guy to deserve my karma:clown:
    first one's always the hardest. Well, sometimes a long dry spell will test your character too.
    congrats again, smells better around here without that SKONK
     
  9. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

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    Well Mumbles. You are no longer a wannabe. You are now a Steelheader. Congrats. The next ones will be easier.

    Jim
     
  10. Ed Call

    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    Itchy, come on, I can never live up to that nickname. How about I just remain Mumbles, talks a lot and gets way luckier than he deserves on a rare occasion.

    Thanks Jim, and all the others. As I see the cast of characters responding I can recall all the tips, ties and direction that many of you have given me. I don't know about anything being easier...I'll hope that my luck does not run out. Better to be lucky catching stupid hatchery fish than mentally abused by the crafty wild fish.

    Thanks again. Ed

    Oh, and of course I owe a beer or more to tinybugs if that is the fly he tied. I guess I better learn to tie that one (can I get a pattern formula?)...it is now officially my go to pattern when fished on my rio multi-tip with type 3 sink on my 8wt Loomis GLX 10' that was never quite yellowlab's favorite...so it became mine. Holy crap the more that I think of this the more chapters of foundation this story is built upon before my first lucky outing.
     
  11. John Paine

    John Paine Resident fishing dork

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    Ed....just read your report.....Outstanding, and well done, sir!!!! You have now officially caught ONE more Steelhead than I have!

    JP
     
  12. Sean Beauchamp

    Sean Beauchamp Heavies...

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    aw aw aw AWESSSOOOOMMMMEEEE!!!!!

    ill be out on the op this week i hope to shake the skunk as well!

    congrats man!
     
  13. James Waggoner

    James Waggoner Active Member

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    Don't worry about the pic...a picture of a steelhead on the counter or in the sink is no way to remember such a beautiful fish. Always carry a camera and if you choose to keep a hathery fish, get a pre-bonk snap. Besides, your first steel head will live on in your memory, I know mine does...and I'm glad I don't have a picute of that wild kilt, because to me she was just plain beautiful!

    Congrats Mumbles!

    James.
     
  14. Matt Smith

    Matt Smith On the river Noyb

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    Nicely done sir!!!!! Way better than that little bow you caught earlier huh.:rofl::rofl:
    Still looking for my first, but your hook up gives me inspiration. I will double my efforts here in the last couple of weeks on the S rivers. :thumb::thumb::thumb:
     
  15. Connor Parrish

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    congrats man! that is for sure a great day on the water and with the family!