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    Re: A fishing report

    I think Mac is just advertising for his new guiding business. Beetle is negotiating for the first float down the West Branch. He’ll pay extra to sit on Macs Lap.Click image for larger version. 

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    Re: A fishing report

    Quote Originally Posted by hatchman View Post
    I think Mac is just advertising for his new guiding business. Beetle is negotiating for the first float down the West Branch. He’ll pay extra to sit on Macs Lap.Click image for larger version. 

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    Who are you kidding, beetle would sit on MAC's lap for free....

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    Re: A fishing report

    Quote Originally Posted by golden beetle View Post
    Beautiful fish, Mac.

    Sometimes fishing itself is like fly tying. You look back on the old flies you tied, and you know youíre getting better. A lot better...

    Years back we met up on the river, and hereís the pic I took of the fish you caught - Iíll never forgot how proud you were to catch a trout! ďAn actual trout!Ē I remember you yelling, and ordering your oarsman Dluver and I take your picture.

    Well, hereís the pic I got of you and your fish from years ago... And again, congrats on that brown trout. Itís a beauty.

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    Re: A fishing report

    Quote Originally Posted by MACFLY View Post
    Normally at this point in the season I would have been out several times but due to the lockdown and work last night was my first opportunity to get out. A last minute decision to hit the evening hatch paid off.

    I arrived streamside at 7pm to a solid sulphur hatch and rising fish. Size 14-18 sulphurs with a handful of slate drakes and then some Cahill added to the mix. Found this beast sipping sulphurs in the tail out and connected on the second cast. Solid brown just north of 22 inches and clearly eating quite well. Not a bad way to start the season.
    Macfly in beast mode! Nice.

    Also nice to see your bff GB back around.

    Pictures taken before/after/during fly fishing:
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    Re: A fishing report

    I was the oarsman on that float. I remember he kept asking me to get closer as he couldnt cast that far. Finally he worked all of his 9 ft tippet out and hooked that monster. I believe he has a mount of it in his den

    To look good is to fish good

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    Re: A fishing report

    Quote Originally Posted by WBDluver View Post
    I was the oarsman on that float. I remember he kept asking me to get closer as he couldnt cast that far. Finally he worked all of his 9 ft tippet out and hooked that monster. I believe he has a mount of it in his den
    Well done you got everything wrong on your post. I manned the oars because you said your lombago was acting up again. Beetle backed out at the last minute which sucked because I had cement shoes in his size (ladies petite size 5).

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