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First Fish

I decided to go out this morning and practice in the fly rod... And I'm glad I did. I finally caught some trout on it! I caught 7 total with the first one being a 16.5" rainbow. I'm no pro, as I still need to get the basics down as far as hook setting (too light or too aggressive) and casting (getting the leader and tipit tangled on the rod). Regardless of this, I had a lot of fun and realized I like the fly rod. Lol.





I normally catch and release, but decided to keep 2 of the bigger ones.



Brookies as so beautiful!
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post #2 of 11 (permalink) Old 04-25-2016, 12:02 AM
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your "hooked" now! nice fish and it looks like your had a great day.
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It's more fun when it's a challenge. Way to go.
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Congrats on "breaking the ice" with the fly rod!

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Congratulations on your first flyrod trout. I agree with your comment about brook trout especially wild ones. Hang in there and you may find yourself hanging up the spinning rod.

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welcome to this addiction that we call fly fishing, congrats!!
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Great job!!

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Congrats

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congrats, nice fish
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