$26.00 Copenhagen.... Atlantic Salmon TR

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$26.00 Copenhagen.... Atlantic Salmon TR

Post by MaineDrifter » Wed Apr 29, 2015 4:54 pm

Early spring means a trip for us north to Canada. We wait for the water to fall and the ice to clear. Wait for a break in busy schedules and wait for the old guy to call us, after all it's his trip and it wouldn't be polite to go up with out him. We shared some info with Marlo and it looked like we would arrive to high water, cold weather. Perfect.

No profound words or good photos, just a quick run down.

Pre-trip we were pumped.


Canada is funny to me.
It's formal I guess.

You need to check in to get there.

Two tins of Copenhagen was $52.00 and the toilet paper is pre cut.


I'm less extreme than I used to be I guess. I lived out of a backpack for 5 months once and used to #tarplife but now we just stay at a 2 star hotel and visit local dive bars for sustenance.

But you know the deal. See a fly shop and stop at a fly shop.


Drakians be warned


Cold, high water waited for us.


And some DSFK



I bought a 70 year old Hardy a few years back and spooled it for left hand wind. I soon learned why that's foolish.


I hand lined that fish like a Yinzer and my buddies half helped and half laughed.




I classed it up a bit and fished one for Aggers but no love.






Thanks Canada.

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Post by SOBF » Wed Apr 29, 2015 5:10 pm

I classed it up a bit and fished one for Aggers but no love.
Aggers ties no Magogs and that is unfortunate.

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Re: $26.00 Copenhagen.... Atlantic Salmon TR

Post by marlo » Wed Apr 29, 2015 5:49 pm

Glad it all came together for you guys.

Too bad about the two hour drive my intoxication screwing up our meeting.

Seriously, the cabin next year. Already booked for the same wknd. lots of room, full rolls of shit tix, cheap and we're finishing the basement for the owners. I'll work on your pass to canukistanian water.

time to rig teh 10wts

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And just maybe...to give those responsible a good kick in the fuck...

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Re: $26.00 Copenhagen.... Atlantic Salmon TR

Post by Spicytuna » Wed Apr 29, 2015 5:51 pm

good stuff
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Re: $26.00 Copenhagen.... Atlantic Salmon TR

Post by FormerlyChaseChrome » Wed Apr 29, 2015 5:52 pm

You're most welcome Maine...
Set me up with brookies down there in May would ya...oh yeah, I forgot...no damn fish in Maine.

Those blacks be hungry!


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Post by fatman » Wed Apr 29, 2015 9:09 pm

that was fine....dogdammit :smile
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Post by peetso » Wed Apr 29, 2015 9:42 pm

MaineDrifter wrote:
Two tins of Copenhagen was $52.00 . . .
Fucking taxes man, but when you gets the mouth cancer the govt. has you covered.

Righteous stuff brother :cool
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Re: $26.00 Copenhagen.... Atlantic Salmon TR

Post by chadroc » Wed Apr 29, 2015 9:51 pm

fine cut snuff. real good shit, thanks for throwing this up there.
holding it down on the other side of the border

enjoy your catch (it died)

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Post by jessnuts » Thu Apr 30, 2015 9:38 am

A very enjoyable read, sir. Another good one on the books. I hope to join you there someday...

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Post by Ramcatt » Thu Apr 30, 2015 9:40 am

Quality shit
fix yo reel homeboy
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Post by cornholio » Thu Apr 30, 2015 2:25 pm

That was cool. :cool

Those are some nice fishes. After seeing this and Marlo's cool TR, why are them salmons snake-like? Genetics? Not enough food? Just curious.

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Post by flybug.pa. » Thu Apr 30, 2015 2:28 pm

holy shit that was good. if Canada needs toilet pAper, I can hook them up. just saying.
Dudes that was some serious good stuff.
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