The act of steelheading TR- pg7

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Re: The act of steelheading TR

Post by fatman » Thu Jan 05, 2017 5:27 pm

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Re: The act of steelheading TR- season wrap up pg 6

Post by woolly bugger » Fri Jan 06, 2017 9:59 am

cool beans...
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Re: The act of steelheading TR- season wrap up pg 6

Post by -G- » Sun Nov 12, 2017 10:11 pm

November’s the month when you fully come to terms with how winter’s coming at you full tilt like a peterbuilt and all the frozen rivers and sub zero temps that come with it.

I've spent the past year thinking about returning to this particular river and was finally able to make it happen over the weekend hoping it wouldn't be an ice cube just yet.

Instead of being all excited about “getting grabbed”- It’s the kind of river where you instead look forward to the way your line will feel midway through one of its perfect swings runs, and how you will find peace in the complete solitude it offers.


We drove up late Friday night and got to our campsite around midnight. It was refreshing to see not one car had been down this two track in several days.
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It got down to 11 degrees our first night, but waking up to this sight was worth tossing and turning through the cold night.

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And when you wake up to a beautiful river; you make coffee, like you’re supposed to.

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Eggs, bacon, and taters help warm you up as well.

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Then when we got up enough courage we rigged up to hit the river

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Unfortunately the cold persisted

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We swung our flies in every deep run imaginable. Run’s that previously have given us fish, and runs that have not.

And we caught nothing.

So we did as you’re supposed to when cold and catching nothing- and that’s warm up with a fire.



This kind of fire.

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And walk out before it gets dark on you.

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We made a real fire and threw some white chicken chill on it.

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And finished the first fire we started

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We stayed up late and solved all the world’s problems.

..and gave ourselves such good hangovers the next day I only took one picture- and it was my walk back to the truck at the end of it.
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It was a perfect weekend.
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Re: The act of steelheading TR- pg7

Post by Average Joe » Sun Nov 12, 2017 10:21 pm

Perfect indeed.

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Re: The act of steelheading TR- pg7

Post by SLSS » Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:10 am

As pretty as steelheading should be. :cool

I do not miss that cold.
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Re: The act of steelheading TR- pg7

Post by LTFI » Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:35 am

Nice G.

Come out west in a month or two, your chances of fish aint any better but it'll feel like a balmy summer day by comparison.

edit: fireball is garbage

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Re: The act of steelheading TR- pg7

Post by Mad_Mike » Mon Nov 13, 2017 6:52 pm

Nice... I enjoyed this while sitting in South Carolina where it will never get to 11 degrees.. ever... thank dog...
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Re: The act of steelheading TR- pg7

Post by yard4sale » Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:33 pm

You need to come south the the top of the lower 48 where we get the warmth of 34 degree heavy rain.

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Re: The act of steelheading TR- pg7

Post by gankadank » Mon Nov 13, 2017 8:28 pm

Cornball. It's better than it sounds

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Thanks for putting this up
yeah; rumspringa came late.... :smile

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Re: The act of steelheading TR- pg7

Post by pbrstreetgang » Mon Nov 13, 2017 8:45 pm

fuck - seems pretty warm here now. But the riverine scenery is much better where you were.

Aren't we supposed to go harass some dumpy kid near IN this fall?
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Re: The act of steelheading TR- pg7

Post by -G- » Tue Nov 14, 2017 6:56 am

yard4sale wrote:
Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:33 pm

Half fireball half JD is pure magic.
Going to have to try this. I’m in accordance with fireball sucking, especially after last weekend. Maybe it was that white chicken chili that gave us hangovers because I know for certain it wasn’t the fifth of makers after the fireball.
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Re: The act of steelheading TR- pg7

Post by tailchaser » Tue Nov 14, 2017 12:09 pm

This report does not suk
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