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Old 03-20-2010, 07:33 PM
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I decided to slip up into the park and fish today. While driving down the road, every pull-off either a fisherman of a kid chunking rocks into it. It was pretty easy to decide that I needed to head "up high" and fish for the fish that take a little effort to access. I knew most people wouldn't take the effort to get to where I wanted to fish. I was right, and was rewarded for the effort. I got steamside and was fishing by 1:00. I rigged up with my regular olive size 16 caddis fly with a size 18 BHPT dropped off it. By 2:00 I had not had a single look at the caddis fly, but had caught 4-5 on the dropper. At 2:30 I was catching enough fish on the caddis fly, I clipped off the dropper because I was tired of untangling it. Around 3:00 I was getting a rise, or take in every fishy looking pool. This continued until 5:00 when I was starting to get hungry and and was getting sloppy with my wading. I was in a place where getting hurt wasn't an option.

Looks like a good place for a fish to be.

It was



I've got 10 pictures to post, and it will only alow me to post 8, so look for my next post for more pictures.
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Old 03-20-2010, 07:36 PM
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Here's a few more pictures from the trip.














There was also alot of recent hog sign around. You could see some recent rooting and one area in particular smelled like a hog lot. This was the stuff that gets me excited when I'm hunting them. There was even sign in the coyote ****. It was full of hair, almost like they have been eating nothing but pigs.
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Old 03-20-2010, 08:19 PM
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Man! I'm reeally needing a mountain fix! Good shots. Nice looking brookies.

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Old 03-20-2010, 08:29 PM
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Great pics, looks like an awesome day. Look the brookies.
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Old 03-20-2010, 08:55 PM
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Good ideal on fishing the out of the way creeks. The brookies seem to be very plump. What more could could a man ask for.
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Old 03-20-2010, 09:36 PM
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Beautiful fish and a beautiful stream, thanks for sharing, I hope to be heading down that way soon, I'm jealous of you local guys!
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Old 03-21-2010, 12:12 PM
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I love that stream, and actually caught my first brook trout their. Also, great report and keep them coming.
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Old 03-21-2010, 01:38 PM
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Looks like you had a great outing, thanks for sharing pictures.
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