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By Lando
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I needed to get out of town, so I tossed a message out there and NICH helped me devise a plan. I wrangled Trigg’s buddy to go on the trip with me, but he had to close the fly shop due to another shop employee/guide having a heart attack while on a trip the previous day. Needless to say we got a late start on our six-hour drive.

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Oh well, we called Cool and chatted while the sun set.

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We rolled in late, had some beers, and went to bed. It was pretty cold that night, and coupled with the late bedtime, we all rose when it warmed a bit.

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Note to self, bring firewood next time……………

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I tried cooking breakfast………note to self, don’t burn shit while looking for the camera.

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No shuttle service means we learn the back roads……….

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There is water out there……….

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We fished it………..

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By Lando
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We woke the next morning a bit earlier. NICH and his buddy had eaten some bad food on the drive over and they had been battling the shits the day before. It just felt that today was going to be the day.

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Though the morning was indeed glorious, the catching kind of sucked. Then the wind picked up.

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We did see a moose……….

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And kept casting…………because you never know.

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Although it was tough and there were dinks here and there, all that work was for the better fish. The wind blew, the days were long, and the food sucked. However, we did have a blast chasing the big fucks and I learned a metric shit ton. Our efforts were rewarded with a few good fish, and plans were drawn for a return in the spring.
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By yard4sale
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Even burnt bacon is good! I miss the lazy mornings of troot fishing. Thanks for the reportage.
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By Hogleg
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yard4sale wrote:I miss the lazy mornings of troot fishing.
Hear that Lando? Yard just called you lazy.
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By Lando
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So? What am I going to do about it?
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By Hogleg
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You could fart in his general direction.

Nice reportage by the way.
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By yard4sale
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Hogleg wrote:
yard4sale wrote:I miss the lazy mornings of troot fishing.
Hear that Lando? Yard just called you lazy.

You know that buddy who passed out stiff drinks like a biker bartender and then disappears by midnight? He would be on his second time down if this was a steelhead run.
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Me? I'd wake up to the smell of burnt bacon with a smile on my face. And I'd probably still be posted up next to the fire ring in my chair.

Going on year 2 without a big fall trout float and I'm jonesing. This thread is killing me...
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By fishskibum
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will luau pole 4 banana hammock duckets
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By Lando
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We have been trying to float town after work at least a few days each week.



Hicks got caught up and Jed really doesn’t like waiting around.



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This is Jed. He has a boat like mine…………..you really don’t want to piss off Jed.



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Hicks thumped a whale.



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The boy graduated from AIT, and made it home for his 19th birthday. I also finished up my 2nd GED this week, so life has been pretty good to say the least.



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So we went out fishing yesterday…………………….the boy just wanted to toss streamers. Nothing big, but he did all right.



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We were supposed to head again today, but the W picked up pretty good and we both had other shit to do.



I washed the truck for the first time all summer……….



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Then went and got it all dirty chasing the super moon……..



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Oh, and I found a few old photos on the backup camera…..



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