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Started by Liam Strain Nov 4, 2013. 0 Replies

On a whim, I picked up a relatively inexpensive starter fly fishing kit - consisting of a 5/6 weight pole and reel, tapered leader and orange backing line - and a few flies (I bought a few more that…Continue

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Comment by Karl Helweg on December 6, 2013 at 12:39pm

Thanks, I might be the unluckiest fisherman in Alaska so I do not have many to show off.  I only caught a couple other silvers that summer and they were already beginning to change color. 

Comment by Liam Strain on December 5, 2013 at 11:31pm

Nice fish, Karl!

Comment by Karl Helweg on December 5, 2013 at 11:01pm

6+lb pink

Comment by Liam Strain on November 17, 2013 at 3:05am

15 inch ~3lb Trout. Taken with a wet fly (wooly bugger) from a place I've forgotten. ;) Fun fight. Tasty fish. Broiled the filets with a tuscan garlic/rosemary/sage vinaigrette. 

Comment by Liam Strain on October 16, 2013 at 2:26pm

Best fish of the day, 10 inch Largemouth Bass, in a tiny pond. Too small to keep, but fun to catch. I'll try to get him again next year.
  

Comment by Liam Strain on July 12, 2013 at 10:27pm

Had fun today. Took the boy with me to the river and fished for an hour or so in the morning, downriver from the junction between the canal and river. Lots of guys fishing at the junction itself, and i wanted a quieter spot. 

Only caught a few small bluegill (threw em back in), but it was fun. 

Went to the pond by us in the late afternoon to see what was going on there. All of us aiming for sunfish and bass came up empty (aside from minnows), but the guys going after catfish were having a great day. Might have to go back and give that a shot. 

 

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