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Started by Dougfish, November 12, 2021, 10:52:13 AM

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I haven't been on a stream in a while. After a month of being a responsible adult and all the chores that involved, I needed a walk in the woods.
At least that.
Late Wed morning, I decided to throw some gear in the truck and head for the water.
72 degree air, 51 degree water.  Trees were about 3/4 done dropping leaves.
The leaf hatch was real.
I didn't pull the camera out much, and my pics suck, so there's that.
But I caught a dozen in a couple of hours.
Got the slam. Nothing of size.
They did not want the dry. The double nymph rig was the ticket.

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The sexy 60 year old pairing: Silaflex rod and Stuart Perfect reel.

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Mr. Crusty had a good 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

I thought Doug was starting to get on the Big J fishing schedule!  :laugh:

Nicely done!

greg

Dig that sweet reel. Well done on the slam.

Woolly Bugger

Quote from: Dougfish on November 12, 2021, 10:52:13 AMAfter a month of being a responsible adult and all the chores that involved

"Responsibility is highly overrated" - John Gierach
 
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!

Dougfish

Quote from: greg on November 12, 2021, 12:11:21 PMDig that sweet reel. Well done on the slam.

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I'm lucky to have 2 of them.
Perfect style, click pawl, RH or LH wind.
Stuart Manufacturing.
No maker markings. Made in CT. Late 40's?
Relatively heavy. Balances the old glass rods well.
"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

Everything was good till the selfie. V:;
Sic semper tyrannis

Yallerhammer

Looks like a good day in the woods. Symphoricarpos for the win.
Women want me, doughbellies fear me. - Little Debbie Prostaff

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