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2010 PA Southern Trout Opening

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2010 PA Southern Trout Opening

Postby gentleshepherd » Sat Apr 03, 2010 11:11 am

Out early today for some fishing on our southern PA opening day. The day was pretty cool. Creek was running very fast - actually too fast to keep my flies down even with split shot. A bit disappointing, but I am getting a better feel for my Yamame.

Maybe one day next week when the crowds go away I can sneak doan and get to practice a bit more.

All in all - any day fishing is better than working!
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Re: 2010 PA Southern Trout Opening

Postby rsetina » Sat Apr 03, 2010 4:33 pm

Hopefully the water levels go down by the next time you head out to fish. But you're right, any day on the water is a good day.
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13' Ayu, 12' Yamame, 11' with a conversion handle, and an Ito.

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12' Ebisu and 13.5' Amago, 12' Iwana with a conversion handle, and an Ito.
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Re: 2010 PA Southern Trout Opening

Postby sholgate » Sat Apr 03, 2010 8:26 pm

I took a friend's son out today. First time with a fly rod, and I let him use my Iwana on a small wild brown trout stream. He did really well, missing 3 trout in the first 30 minutes. He had a difficult time reacting to setting the hook.

A great rod to teach fly casting.
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