Change of venue - TR

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421sd
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Change of venue - TR

Post by 421sd » Thu Jul 06, 2017 5:56 pm



Finally carved out some time to get away from this life of busy. Three days, two nights, myself and three other local cats……and a remote stretch of river.

Edit: Flysmallie was on this trip and took some excellent photos .... maybe he'll add some in ....
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We had a trip somewhat planned for another river, but recent floods had devastated that watershed — so we changed the venue to a waterway less impacted. Aside from a little light rain the first few hours of the trip, weather was stellar. Water was perfect.
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The smalls started out on the petite end of the scale. For a while every fish was a little bigger than the one before.
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We were down a man — the dude that initiated the trip had to bail at the last minute as his grandmother passed. We toasted granny into the next world with margaritas on the first evening.
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The second night around the fire we didn't even need to talk much. We mostly sat there enjoying our drinks, listening to the river, the cricket frogs, the whipoorwills, the owls....gazed at the new moon view of the Milky Way and marveled at the firefly show.
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Need to make this happen more often…cheers. :cool
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Re: Change of venue - TR

Post by Mad_Mike » Thu Jul 06, 2017 6:01 pm

very nice... very nice indeed
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Re: Change of venue - TR

Post by The Wandering Blues » Thu Jul 06, 2017 6:24 pm

This place sucks. And thank dog it does.
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Re: Change of venue - TR

Post by kish » Thu Jul 06, 2017 6:46 pm

Thanks. I needed that. Well...I need to do that is more like it.
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Re: Change of venue - TR

Post by Fubar » Thu Jul 06, 2017 7:12 pm

Damm that was fine.....

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Re: Change of venue - TR

Post by yard4sale » Thu Jul 06, 2017 8:22 pm

Fukn bass guys. Plastic handles and red fly lines. Nice job keeping the Busch Light out of the pics though....


Looks like a great float, thanks for letting us tag along. Sure wish we had fireflies out west.
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Re: Change of venue - TR

Post by FredA » Thu Jul 06, 2017 8:48 pm

That looks like some sweet 5wt territory. :cool

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Re: Change of venue - TR

Post by fatman » Thu Jul 06, 2017 9:44 pm

that was swell...or it made me swell :smile
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Re: Change of venue - TR

Post by Redchaser » Thu Jul 06, 2017 10:16 pm

Wow, great trip and a mighty fine report. Thanks.
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Re: Change of venue - TR

Post by austrotard » Fri Jul 07, 2017 2:00 am

bass are gay.
mate, it's ryan says... and ryan didn't say.
you're out.

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Re: Change of venue - TR

Post by flysmallie » Fri Jul 07, 2017 9:13 am

I was very happy to be included on this trip. And it's true, Bass do suck.

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Re: Change of venue - TR

Post by Average Joe » Fri Jul 07, 2017 9:48 am

That looks like it was a very cool trip.

:cool

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