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prosigna
07-13-2009, 06:58 PM
Well, I had a few hours to leave the office before an evening meeting so I ran down to Paint Creek once again. I hit the water at 4:00 and at 6:00 I pulled out a 12" Rainbow Trout.

This is my first caught on a fly. I was running an Orange Elk Hair Caddis with a Pheasent Tail behind it. I actually caught two fish on one cast because the bow his the caddis and a Redbelly Sunfish grabbed the Pheasent Tail. I have caught plenty of creek chubs and another good sized redbelly sunfish. I even caught a 6-8" bow on my first outing but was using 6X tippet and when I put my hand on him he jerked and broke the line.

This one is going into my belly.

I will take pictures when I get home to clean him.

nvr2L8
07-13-2009, 09:22 PM
Congrats, prosigna! Welcome to the eternally hooked. Here's hoping for many more. :smile:

prosigna
07-13-2009, 10:15 PM
Here are the pics.
http://photos-f.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc1/hs158.snc1/5889_212514090857_621980857_7804925_3385369_n.jpg
http://photos-c.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc1/hs158.snc1/5889_212514125857_621980857_7804930_4718574_n.jpg

12". She made for a good dinner.

Worrgamesguy
07-13-2009, 11:20 PM
Skinny! Did you see what was in it's stomach for future reference? Good thing I hate the taste of trout :rolleyes:

Carolina Boy
07-13-2009, 11:35 PM
Atta boy! the affliction now be on ya! Welcome to the crew of those lucky enough to chase fins with fur and feather

prosigna
07-14-2009, 09:20 AM
Skinny! Did you see what was in it's stomach for future reference? Good thing I hate the taste of trout :rolleyes:

I did not check the stomach. I should have done that. My pregnant wife who was giving me grief about making her sick cleaning that fish distracted me. I was trying to get all of the offensive parts discarded as quickly as possible. Never again will I let the well being of my wife distract me from the important task at hand! :biggrin:

No Hackle
07-14-2009, 11:29 AM
Ruined for life,that's a great fish.
No Hackle><>

fishNlady
07-14-2009, 12:49 PM
Congratulations on a good fish! Bet it was tasty! :smile:

Flyfishjeep
07-15-2009, 02:57 PM
Never again will I let the well being of my wife distract me from the important task at hand! :biggrin:

Yes you will, and if you don't she will let you know about it.

Congrats on the nice fish. We hope to see many more posts and pictures from you.

PeteCz
07-15-2009, 04:04 PM
My pregnant wife who was giving me grief about making her sick cleaning that fish distracted me. I was trying to get all of the offensive parts discarded as quickly as possible. Never again will I let the well being of my wife distract me from the important task at hand!

If Mama ain't happy, ain't nobody happy....

highpockets
07-20-2009, 04:16 PM
Way to go. Yep, that's a nice one.

Make a pregnant woman sick on "anything" and she will not want to smell it again for years. Trust me on this one.