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By Bobwhite
#445212
Life's small pleasures...

The weather has been great, cool mornings under clear skies with bright water.
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1 - Good water...
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I always give my friends the choice water.
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2 - Good day...
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And, they generally know what to do with it...
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3 - Good fishing...
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... they get it done...
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4 - Good fight...
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... and touch good fish.
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5 - Good fish...
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That leaves the scraps for me... but I don't mind. In fact, I rather enjoy finding fish in those out-of-the-way places that would be a guide's nightmare. I look for little pockets of soft water. It doesn't take much.
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6 - Little water...
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There's a lot of this...
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7 - Big flies...
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... and sometimes this.
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8 - Bent rod...
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The hardest thing about landing fish out of these places is often finding somewhere soft to land them.
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9 - Big fish...
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Pretty fish out of small water... I love it!
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10 - Head study...
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The day finally ends, and it's time to get back to the lodge. I'm generally the first guy at the bar...
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11 - Mean while, back at the lodge...
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A couple of cold gin and tonics hit the spot before dinner with friends.
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12 - Dinner with friends...
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Life's little pleasures... they're where you find them.
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13 - Small pleasures...
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More to come...
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By tailchaser
#445215
Fancy smancy...

very nice
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By Spicytuna
#445217
Great stuff keep it coming man awesome to see foreign fish and places :cool

That last pic cracks me up its either a dink or you have Andre the Giant hands :Roll Eyes
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By WanderingBlues
#445219
Hell, I'd be at that bar as well and it'd be damn tough to remove me. Sweet digs and keep them TR's coming!
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By TX.
#445229
Bobwhite wrote:
A couple of cold gin and tonics hit the spot before dinner with friends.

...At least just enough to give you the balls to climb up into the rafters to take a picture.
Looks like a grand time Bob.
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By Yard Sale
#445231
I'll be honest. This 5 star lodge stuff doesn't appeal to me.....yet. I'd rather be camped lagoside and watching the world go by. However... Once I hit the boo/long line stage in life I sure hope I can do it in such style!

But this:
That leaves the scraps for me... but I don't mind. In fact, I rather enjoy finding fish in those out-of-the-way places that would be a guide's nightmare. I look for little pockets of soft water. It doesn't take much.

This is why I LOVE fishing alone. Always caught off guard by the big fish that come out of those 3 cast spots! Well said.
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By ScottP
#445270
Yo soy indigno para limpiar fungosidad desde tu dedo del pie. Usted es elegido uno; es verdad.
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By Bobwhite
#445274
ScottP wrote:Yo soy indigno para limpiar fungosidad desde tu dedo del pie. Usted es elegido uno; es verdad.
Sorry, brother... you've out-stripped my very limited vocabulary... I mean, I didn't see any words that have anything to do with food other than "pie"), alcohol, or fishing. I'll need a translation on this, please.
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By Kyner
#445275
I caught one twice as big as that last time I went fishing.

I'm a pro.

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Looks good Bob, keep it coming :bow
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