Yesterday was the best day in a long while, a report

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by formerguide, May 6, 2013.

  1. Don Freeman

    Don Freeman Free Man

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    There's another kid friendly trout pond more up in your neighborhood. I know that Anil has taken his son there, so you might find out more about it from him. I remember that when my kids were little, their attention span was shorter than the trout, so taking them where there's plenty of fish makes it fun and builds confidence. You're a good dad.
     
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  2. papafsh

    papafsh Piscatorial predilection

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    As a father, grandfather, and great-grandfather I know how precious and fleeting those moments are. Those pic's and video should put a smile on anyones face.
    Thanks for letting us share your special moments, Dan. Calvin is truly a 1st class fly fisher.

    LB
     
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  3. Nick Clayton

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    Awesome. Just awesome.
     
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  4. wadin' boot

    wadin' boot Donny, you're out of your element...

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    Cool- does Calvin bust out laughing when he hooks one? My boy Jack has the full on belly laugh when he hooks them, it is hilarious.
     
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  5. Shad

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    Awesome! Many happy returns!
     
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  6. Jeff

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    Wow, nice video of your kid fishing like a master there... Strip, strip, strip. Fish on... Here let me set the hook, keep a finger on the line so the fish can't run, so I can real in the slack and get 'em on the reel. Nice fishing there little man and nice job coaching from the dad! Impressive!

    -Jeff
     
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  7. Rob Ast

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    Sweet. I'm still trying to get my 6 year old into her first fish - attention span is too short. What reel do you have paired with the gecko?
     
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  8. Stew McLeod

    Stew McLeod aka BigMac

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    Great video and pics. Thanks for sharing. As others mention, takes us back to when we worked with our young ones ...
     
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  9. Paul Norton

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    Wow, that's just awesome. Thanks for sharing.
     
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  10. Dipnet

    Dipnet The wanted posters say Tim Hartman

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    Way cool, Dan!

    When's he gonna start guiding?
     
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  11. Alosa

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    I have a two year old and I can't wait to get him into fly fishing. He doesn't have the same challenges as your son, but it's great to see you taking the time to expose him to these things as best you can. You're an inspiration. I only HOPE to be as good a dad as you clearly are.
     
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  12. Alosa

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    Whoops...double post.
     
  13. bigdood

    bigdood fishing hack

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    Jeez, his first day out and already caught trout larger than I have!
     
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  14. Josh Stroud

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    Awesome... Huge bow, I am jealous!
     
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  15. dryflylarry

    dryflylarry "Chasing Riseforms"

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    Delightful, absolutely delightful. Little kids are the best!
     
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