Wet Side Lake Retort

Discussion in 'Stillwater' started by Go Fish, Apr 15, 2012.

  1. Go Fish

    Go Fish Language, its a virus

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    Hit a local west side lake for the opener
    today. Decent weather, light to no winds,
    sorta warmish. No fish for the first 2 hours
    then a couple on brown leeches, then alot more
    on caddis dries and soft hackles. Nothing big,
    10 to 15 inches with lots of spunk. No real
    hatch except chironos which brought the fish
    up to feed. Water seemed warmer than expected
    and it was great to be out. The crowd of the three
    of us was a bit daunting but I managed without
    losing my cool.

    Dave
     
  2. Irafly

    Irafly Indi "Ira" Jones

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    Opener? Must be for that lake.
     
  3. Scott Salzer

    Scott Salzer previously micro brew

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  4. ndmslm

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    Week early? Maybe why no crowd
     
  5. Jim Wallace

    Jim Wallace Smells like low tide.

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    That would be two weeks early. General lake opener here on the wet side is on the 28th.

     
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    ndmslm Member

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    Ya thats right. 2 weeks early even less crowds!
     
  7. Stonefish

    Stonefish Triploid, Humpy & Seaplane Hater

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    If you only knew.....LOL
    Thanks for the report Dave. Sounds like you and Johnny had a good time and were able to avoid catching any landlocked humpies.
     
  8. dryflylarry

    dryflylarry "Chasing Riseforms"

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    You boys better check the regulations carefully!!!!!!................ :D
     
  9. Go Fish

    Go Fish Language, its a virus

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    If they ever get them out I will!
     
  10. Steve Kokita

    Steve Kokita FISHON206

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    Last years regs are good til the end of this month.........
     
  11. Irafly

    Irafly Indi "Ira" Jones

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    Are we missing something here? Was it honestly the opener or did you mess up?
     
  12. Jim Wallace

    Jim Wallace Smells like low tide.

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    I would hazard a guess that Go Fish's cryptic sense of humor is kicking into play here. Just a guess, since I don't know Go Fish. Perhaps this is a "retort" to all those E side reports we are reading since the "opener" over there. Maybe it was his own personal "opener," based upon his own observations of water temp and bug activity, that it was finally the time to go and fish that lake.

    Maybe we will never know the truth, because we just can't handle it!:confused:
     
  13. TonyZ

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    In my book, theres two season openers; the one listed by the state/license, and more importantly...your personal season opener, which can be later or earlier then the states. Just make sure your personal season opener is on a lagit body of water