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Old 04-10-17, 09:34 PM   #1
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Default Outstanding Hooch Weekend

With all the rain all week I asked my friends at Alpharetta Outfitters where I should fish. I was told to try The Dam, which I was apprehensive because I really never had luck fly fishing there. I have caught many over the years with my spin gear but I figured give it a try. Met a couple of guys that fish competitively in the lot, they gave me a few pointers and bam it was on....
Caught dozens of Bows Saturday in 3 hours so of course I had to try again Sunday and sure enough dozens more. Took a pics of nice Bows, biggest is this 16 inch porker... Thank you Chris and Billy you helped dial me in very well!!

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Old 04-10-17, 11:27 PM   #2
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That's terrific! I don't know what going on this year but the bows have been substantially bigger. I got a feeling someone going to break 18". Jeff at AO talked me into getting that Patagonia sling pack when it first came out...its perfect for summer wet wading.
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Old 04-11-17, 10:25 AM   #3
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Default Leopard Bow!!!

That first bow actually has the coolest patterns I have ever seen on a rainbow!!! Those vermiculations are like a leopard print pattern over a rainbow! Very Very cool looking fish. Looks like I am wet wading later this week.
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Old 04-11-17, 12:50 PM   #4
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Good stuff, Mike. I knew I should've gone to the Dam on Saturday!
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Old 04-11-17, 01:06 PM   #5
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That first rainbow is a bruiser. No better feeling than that initial realization and mental dialogue "**** big fish, big fish."
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