November 06, 2019

Really???

If you ever fish with me and I say: "Check your knot and look for ticks in the line." Heed what I just said.  Also when I say that do not jump down banks or off logs.  Try not to step on branches.
I took a friend to exactly where I caught this one.  I uttered the check your knot statement and he listened but he crawled up on a down tree and then jumped off it and then jumped down the back to get in a better casting angle.. He heard my deep sigh of disgust and asked what he did wrong. I told him he might as well as thrown a big boulder in the hole.

2 comments:

  1. Indeed.
    The streams I fish most often are small. After 50 years I still struggle with the one single thing I could do to catch more fish. That one thing? Improve my stealth.
    Indeed.

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  2. Lynn,
    You took me fishing one beautiful fall day 10 or 15 years ago. You might remember me being from Texas,skeptical about my pen name and that I caught a double of brook trout fishing with a snagged cottonwood bloom. I read your blog today and am happy that you are able to fish again. Your back was hurting that day.
    I have a lifetime of memories from those precious few hours spent with you. I told you i did'nt care about big fish so you took me to a special brook trout stream. Perfect in every way. My only regret looking back was not having a steak and beer with you for dinner that night. I ate alone back at the motel. Thank you my friend for those memories. I can still see the fall color of the brook trout in my mind. I often think of you and your kindness. Thank you again for the memories! Kenny (Dry Fly)

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