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steeldrifter

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Some time on the river

13 May 2018 - 08:16 PM

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First fish of the trip in the net today. Getting to my normal fishing spot was a bit dicey to say the least and had to do my best Indiana Jones climb to get to it, but rewarded with a dandy steelhead as the first fish of the trip. Just got here today at a little motel for today and tomorrow. Headed back out for steelhead in the morning, then shooting up further on the river system tomorrow afternoon and staying at a different place to chase trout for the next week or so.


11' 3wt 4pc

10 May 2018 - 10:54 AM

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11ft 3wt 4pc Euro nymph rod with acrylic seat/nickle silver hardware, custom burl grip and rust main wraps.


Dont look Mike!

08 May 2018 - 05:32 PM

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6'6" 8-15lb 2pc spin rod in blue colors just finished up today.


11' 3wt 4pc

07 May 2018 - 08:56 AM

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11' 3wt 4pc with cigar grip and exposed front hood wrapped in matching thread wraps, brown wraps with copper metallic trim ready for its new owner to put it to use out West this summer.


Paint Creek today

01 May 2018 - 03:41 PM

Couldn't let a beautiful 80 degree day go by without fishing. Spent the day on Paint Creek for most the morning & afternoon. Fished the new rod I built for streamer fishing Paint Creek and it worked just as I hope, throws the sinking line with ease and is short enough to make it easy fishing in the tight confines of the creek. Landed about 8 or so trout today and had at least that many slash and grab as the fly. Also spooked three deer while going through the brush, dunno who jumped higher the deer or me. real enjoyable day on the creek today.


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