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David Knapp 03-22-2010 09:44 AM

Bugs everywhere!!!
I made it up to the park yesterday to fish the hatches. I was on the water by 12:30 or 1:00 which was when the bugs have been starting from what I have heard. First pool yielded 6 or 7 fish and the rest of the day continued the same. Everywhere I fished I saw lots of Quill Gordons hatching as well as Blue Quills later in the day and some stoneflies sporadically throughout the day. I started out with a parachute adams and never had any reason to change flies. I've been waiting for dry fly action like this for months so it was an awesome day for sure!

Here are a few pictures from the day...

ifish4wildtrout 03-22-2010 09:45 AM

Beautiful fish. I really like the colors of that bow.

Speck Lover 03-22-2010 10:00 AM

Dang nice fish Plateau Angler!

buzzmcmanus 03-22-2010 10:43 AM

Good report. Thanks for taking the time to do it.

Carlito 03-22-2010 10:46 AM

Man, you got into some pretty fish! Like the looks of that fat brown!

Hal M 03-22-2010 11:44 AM

You definitely had a Super Day!! Great pictures and fish.

Hal M

MadisonBoats 03-22-2010 12:40 PM

Excellent Pictures! Thanks for sharing! Good job with the rod too!

Carlito 03-22-2010 12:53 PM

P.A., what were you shooting w/? Looks like DSLR quality sharpness and color.

Grannyknot 03-22-2010 01:16 PM

David...i made it out friday afternoon and found quill gordons on almost every dry rock exposed to sunlight. I even saw several fish working the surface.

I managed to trick this guy from behind a big tree using a long, soft, upstream cast with a quill gordon wet fly (thanks grouseman).....then proceeded to take a terrible picture of him.

gmreeves 03-22-2010 01:20 PM

Boy, am I envious of all of you that have easy access to the park.

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