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Spring and the Little Brookies Are Out

Started by Phil, April 11, 2019, 15:44:02 PM

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Threw the 7' 3 weight Avid in the car and hit a brookie stream today. The first one was a really good one -- of course I got buck fever and blew the photo juggling cameran rod, and fish. He squirted right away. Damn. Caught 5 more, no size, but a beautiful early afternoon for sure. 3 on dropper, 3 on dry. Why does every fish completely tangle up the dropper rig by the time you get 'em back in? Is it just me? Gah.















itieuglyflies

Well done Mr. Lucky, nice day to be out for sure.

Big J

Glad someone is getting out and enjoying spring. 
"It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end." Hemingway

Dougfish

"Why don't you knock it off with them negative waves? Why don't you dig how beautiful it is out here? Why don't you say something righteous and hopeful for a change? " <br />-Oddball, 1970

Stone-Man

Well played  'c;   Guess that will inspire me to do just that today  !!!

Woolly Bugger

nice work there.. if they're hitting the dry,  clip off the dropper... :banana026: 
ex - I'm not going to live with you through one more fishing season!

me -There's a season?

Pastor explains icons to my son: you know like the fish symbol on the back of cars.

My son: My dad has two fish on his car and they're both trout!

Phil

Quote from: Woolly Bugger on April 12, 2019, 14:12:55 PMnice work there.. if they're hitting the dry,  clip off the dropper... :banana026: 

Every time I'd get ready to clip off the #@%& dropper that was finally untangled, I'd get a bite or catch a fish on it. I hate dry/dropper rigs.  b';

Dougfish

Quote from: Phil on April 12, 2019, 14:54:31 PMI hate dry/dropper rigs.  b';

I love dry dropper rigs. Twice the pain, twice the gain.  -+;
But, I might also be a masochist. :;!
"Why don't you knock it off with them negative waves? Why don't you dig how beautiful it is out here? Why don't you say something righteous and hopeful for a change? " <br />-Oddball, 1970

Phil

Quote from: DougfishI love dry dropper rigs. Twice the pain, twice the gain.  -+;
But, I might also be a masochist. :;!

I know, I know. The rig catches more fish. I hate/love it. The dang thing is just so easily tangled up into impossible knots. It defies the laws of physics. :o

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