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  • Back in black

    Hit the water early this morning. With the fog it was hard to see if anyone else was around, but once it lifted I realized I had the place all to myself.



    It was slow at first, which seems typical for me: I rarely catch anything early am, maybe I'm doing something wrong. After about 45-60 minutes of nothing it finally got started. I feel like every other day on the hooch I either catch mostly bows or mostly browns, today was a brown day.






    That last one measured just a touch over 14"
    About 14-15 total. One super small-scale five inches, the rest were all decent sized.

    They were all caught on either a size 16 midgey thing


    Like this ^

    Or a tag fly, I was using a size 18-20 black zebra midge, no flash.

    I just can't believe they can see these small flies in that pea soup, but I'm sure glad they do.




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  • #2
    Those look so much better outta the net. What's that orange you used in the collar? Thin skins?
    We are the music-makers,
    And we are the dreamers of dreams,
    Wandering by lone sea-breakers
    And sitting by desolate streams;
    World losers and world forsakers,
    On whom the pale moon gleams.

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    • #3
      Fluro thread
      #ghetto


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      • #4
        Nice fish and good looking fly. Do you have a link for the fluro thread? I couldn't find it searching with google.

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        • #5
          https://bigtflyfishing.com/products/...nt=35154208778

          This should do it


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          • #6
            tough times, tough water, good fishing Splatek, thanks for the report
            RScott

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