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By Pedorro
Bob, I'm too old for blue-balls.
I ain't coming back till this spread is like 9 pages. Then I'll know it's all here.
I was never one to last three dates before getting the goods.
Cheers Bob, looks like a great group.
After spending some time down there a couple of years ago, I decided it is a retirement option down the road. Thanks for bringing back great memories by sharing some of your own. :cool
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Wow... :cool :cool :cool
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By Grizz
Jeez Bob that post made me go out in a Chinook today just for a tug when I should be out gathering some fur and looking for early bone... got home and had to grill an elk tenderloin too. Wish I were there. Good on ya man!
The next morning is cold and blustery, and Lisa joins me. Besides her rod, I see her pack a book in her back pack. It's a particular blessing for me that she's as happy sitting in the sun reading a good book and watching me fish, as she is fishing herself.

We spend a few minutes with our friend, Kuppy, while Juan (the guide) get's Bill situated downstream in a run with a small ledge. A spot where good fish from the pool below will feed on nymphs until the sun climbs higher and flies start to hatch. It doesn't take Bill long at all...
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A nice chunky rainbow!

I go back to Kuppy and hang with him, while while Lisa sits in the sun and reads. Kuppy catches a few and cuts me loose. "Go fish," he says with a smile.

We'll why not? I look upstream, and Lisa has vanished. I poke my way upstream for a hundred yards, and as I'm beginning to wonder about where she is, I hear her whisper. "If you're not careful, you're going to spook a nice fish." I sneak up to her, and she points out her prize.
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Lisa has this one staked out, but refuses to take the shot. "He's all yours," shes says. "I'm at a really good spot in the book."

She doesn't fool me, of course, that's just the way she is. I pick one of my favorite dries and sneak into position.
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The fish rises to the first drift... and refuses. But, not the second.
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It's a nice little rainbow, and he gets out into the current and runs down stream, but comes to hand.
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Lisa's finally ready, and I set her up in a riffle swinging one of P-A's soft-hackles. Every cast... not big fish... but lots of action.
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Before we know it, it's time to head back for a glass of wine and lunch. The weather is tough, but breaks in the clouds light up the rose bed in front of the lodge.
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Lunch is served...
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After lunch and apple pie for dessert...
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Lisa makes the call... she's in for a massage and a nap. I'm on my own for the afternoon.
I have a few minutes to kill before we leave, so I wander up to the bar and look over the hand-forged knives that are on display. I know... I know, I need another knife like a whole in my waders. Still...
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I hang with my buddy Kuppy and, Ronnie, the manager of the operation. Kuppy is having a great afternoon; doing everything right, and it's a pleasure to watch.
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The wind is tough, and we head back a bit early. It's Super Bowl Sunday... and we're going to do it right!
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Happily, tomorrow's another day...
austrotard wrote:as trs go, this is all right... but needs more lisa.
Right you are, my friend.

One of my favorite shots from a few years ago...
The inch worm hatch gets her goin' - Alumine River
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By Bobwhite
Heero[CntRmbrPwd] wrote:
Bobwhite wrote: After lunch and apple pie for dessert...
I want this so badly. I would eat no less than half right now were I able.
Yeah... that was a good and interesting one. There was no cinnamon... but almond. A really nice combination.

If I had one here... it'd be on it's way to you and the chicken.
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