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By fishskibum
#688226
so the furkid and i headed up for a project healing waters gig last hump day
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showed up early and rigged a streamer rod with the teeny xpress
and a slut bobber chrominiod nymph rig
make a couple casts and wtf shits broke a couple inches down from the tip
so they give me a couple ladies j and j one who works for the va and a vet
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my dad had left his 6 weight sage in the boat from our dads day outing
so i rig it with a fullsink
were trollin around gettin em pretty good on both rigs
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the one lady lives up big cottonwood canyon and has rented her basement to the ski bums i hang with the one the ethiopians kid calls mr toaster and has skied my home mountain for decades i just didnt recognize her outta ski gear
so after a good bakers dozen we break for lunch
the ladies wanna work on casting i suck at teaching and theres a couple vets who got skunked from shore
so i take one out and leave the ladies with casting expertice volis
hes gettin em pretty good as the ranch lakes the peeps who generously allow us access are well stocked
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were puttin em in the
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slows down a bit so i break out the fullsink and i think we even doubled up
i ussually row with the butt tween my knees and while the lack of strip set costs ya a few them articulated butt monkeys manage to hook enough on their own
well ive never seen a rod leave the boat so fast i think it may of tapped the front deck casting brace
but fuck me it was fast
and i dont think i was much behind it having this happen to me before
well about 10 stokes in i havent gained an inch on it and im watching the white cork stream away and sink into the depths
and reminded i aint swam hard in about 4 years
i shouda stayed in the boat and had the vet try and hook the line
but that hindsight shits always 20 20
i trolled around with the teeny and the heaviest fly i had and those asshole fish wouldn't let the fly sink and dude just kept hooking up
as did i once the vets left and i had an hour to try and rescue it
the old man got access went back monday with a grapling hook device and tried for a few hour but i couldnt get outta work
the ussually give us a voli day out there in the fall so im hopin to dig out the wet suit and snorkle and fins but its a good 20' deep and a few acres
so if ya has a line on a sage sp 3 piece six weight that someones looking to move for a resonable prrice let me know
i need to fix me fuckups
theres one on egay auction comin up tommarrow hopefully i dont jinx that
and i fuckin hate egay
and spending a bunch of money replacing rod that doesnt really fit my dads casting strokes sucks but im kinda particular about my gear
and attachments to it
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