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purple squirrel
05-06-2010, 09:36 PM
Hi, my name is Earl B. live in North Alabama and have been flyfishing for about 2 years now and started fly tying last year. Most of my trout fishing has been on the Sipsey Fork of the Black Warrior River just below Smith Lake Dam, it is the only year round trout stocked water in Alabama. I started fishing Tn earlier this year, mostly the Elk and Duck Rivers and plan on attending Troutfest later this month. I am lucky enough to get to go on a half day guided flyfishing trip in Asheville, NC during my wife's company convention. Looking forward to fishing some new water.

silvercreek
05-07-2010, 08:22 AM
Welcome Earl. Your going to find some good stuff on this forum. Regards, Silvercreek

gmreeves
05-07-2010, 09:24 AM
Boy, they will let anyone join this forum! Only kidding Earl. There are a lot of great people here and a wealth of information. I'm glad to see you over here.

flyred06
05-07-2010, 04:07 PM
Welcome. Glad to have you. Seems like alot of people are beginning to fish that sipsey tailrace now. Can't wait to see some photo post of your adventures.

Jim Casada
05-07-2010, 08:52 PM
Earl--A hearty welcome. You'll find good folks, sound advice, interesting material, the occasional bit of controversy, and a lot of accumulated wisdeom. I hope to meet you at Troutfest. I'll be giving a couple of talks onfishing in the Park and will have a booth. Stop by and see the missus and me.
Jim Casada
www.jimcasadaoutdoors.com

purple squirrel
05-07-2010, 09:56 PM
Thanks all for the welcome, Jim I'll be looking forward to meeting you, jmreeves you missed a good trip to the cape. flyred06 here are a few pic's from the Sipsey
http://i714.photobucket.com/albums/ww145/PurpleSquirrel18/Fish/SDC10880.jpg
http://i714.photobucket.com/albums/ww145/PurpleSquirrel18/Sipsey%20Fork%20Trips/Earls1stRainbowTrout.jpg
http://i714.photobucket.com/albums/ww145/PurpleSquirrel18/Sipsey%20Fork%20Trips/0816091243.jpg
http://i714.photobucket.com/albums/ww145/PurpleSquirrel18/Sipsey%20Fork%20Trips/March%207th%202010/0307101449.jpg


Click for a short release video with my cell phone
http://i714.photobucket.com/albums/ww145/PurpleSquirrel18/Sipsey%20Fork%20Trips/March%207th%202010/th_AnotherDay.jpg (http://s714.photobucket.com/albums/ww145/PurpleSquirrel18/Sipsey%20Fork%20Trips/March%207th%202010/?action=view&current=AnotherDay.flv)

Plunker
05-07-2010, 09:57 PM
Good to see another Alabama guy showing up, we're growing.

Enjoy and welcome!