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Old 05-19-2014, 04:02 PM
Joe Congleton Joe Congleton is offline
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Maybe while you were sitting out the rain, you should have been fishing. Saw a 22 inch brown trout come out of thet river on a fly in dirty water between the campground bridge and the next bridge downstream. . Course that was about four decades ago, but l suspect there are several big browns still in the river there. The mountain boys loved to fish the river when it was rain stained. They would show up with a reel loaded with straight ten pound test monfilament line, a short fly rod and a yellowhammer fly loaded with lead wire. They would let out line slowly and the current take the fly , and the fly sink, then add tension and raise the fly off the bottom and swing the fly cross stream and hang onů.it was deadly on the larger fish. Unfortunatetly they weren't totally observant of the catch and release regulations there .

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