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drag line
10-22-2007, 05:23 PM
Myself and UofMontanaAlum fished the clinch Sat. morning I able to put togeather a grand slam/ a rainbow a brookie and a brown in back to back fish sat before the water statred rising. We hit it again sunday and I was able to catch 8 all rainbows. It is almost magical being up on the clinch at day break this time of year and watching the fish working the pools.

monktrout
10-22-2007, 09:51 PM
Thanks for the report. Where were you guys fishing?

drag line
10-22-2007, 10:33 PM
above the weir dam

monktrout
10-23-2007, 10:27 AM
Thanks Dragline. The Clinch really picks up from the dam to Miller's Island through the cold months. Several years ago I used a small grey midge with a little black at the head. It produced very well. A Syls midge can turn their heads also. I met a guy who fished below the dam who had a fly box with nothing but olive wooly buggers. He fished them on a long thin tippet. He let me know he caught a bunch of fish. Lots of patterns work. We just need work on our presentations. Stay safe.