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Started by Dougfish, August 24, 2021, 15:33:31 PM

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More dead artist videos....

I had not been on a small stream in 2 months.
We got hot, we got really dry. Quick like.
But, we got treated to regular thunderstorms last week.
Then a kind visit from Fred. Sorry, NC.
I wanted to head to this stream last Friday, but situations conspired against me.
Went down yesterday and hoped for decent flows.

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Gaiters. I was prepared for the nettles.

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Water temp was 63, levels were good, not great.
The Rattlesnake Plantain Orchids were past prime. Just like me. :laugh:

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Fished the old Scott 7' 3wt glass I got from Muddy.
I like this rod. A lot.

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Shitty fish pic day.

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I was not whacking them. A fish here and there.
LDR'd the best 2 fish of the day. No slam.
But it was good to wet wade and fish in the shade.
Good blood pressure day.

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 :cheers

"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? " -Oddball, 1970

"I don't wanna go to hell,
But if I do,
It'll be 'cause of you..."
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Big J

Gaiters, nettle, and Doug in August?  I know what stream.   :wave

driver

Quote from: Big J on August 24, 2021, 16:00:42 PMGaiters, nettle, and Doug in August?  I know what stream.   :wave

As soon as he said "nettles" I knew. Fraiser magnolia sealed the deal.

greg

Good stuff. I've got an old Scott graphite in the 7 3 weight. It's a sweet rod also.

Trout Maharishi

That jewel weed has some wicked nettles. Especially if you shave your legs. :cheers
It takes considerable knowledge just to realize the extent of your own ignorance.
Thomas Sowell

streamereater_101691

Quote from: Big J on August 24, 2021, 16:00:42 PMGaiters, nettle, and Doug in August?  I know what stream.   :wave

Bets on woolly being there tomorrow? :laugh:

Trout Maharishi

It takes considerable knowledge just to realize the extent of your own ignorance.
Thomas Sowell

Big J

Quote from: Trout Maharishi on August 27, 2021, 23:42:50 PMStill no fishing in SNP?


Still suspended. Need a lot more rain and cooler temps before they open it back up. That part of VA has missed a lot of the rain we all have received and they honestly should of shut it down a month earlier then they did. Lots of FB reports of people fishing it on 90+ degree days with poor water conditions.

greg


Dougfish

I'll be fishing some "quess what stream" water this coming week.
For all of my adoring followers.
LOL.  :;!  p;-
"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? " -Oddball, 1970

"I don't wanna go to hell,
But if I do,
It'll be 'cause of you..."
Strange Desire, The Black Keys, 2006

Trout Maharishi

It takes considerable knowledge just to realize the extent of your own ignorance.
Thomas Sowell

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