Went Fishing today.

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  1. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

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    Well I finally made it out to do a little fishing today. When I left to go it was nice out but it didn't stay that way. The sun was shining and it was half way warm out. By the time I got to where I was going the wind came up and the clouds rolled in. But it didn't stop me. I went to Big Sheep Creek. I think that I will name it big Fish Creek. I caught three fish in a short while. The first one was a 14"RB, the second was one a little smaller. The third one never got to see it. It played around on the bottom and ended up breaking my 4x. I would of liked to have seen that fish.

    I had all my hits and fish on a Red Copper John. The big fish got my last one so I bagged it. Need to go get some more.

    I should of added that I was using a GL2 7'6" 4wt With a Allen Trout II Reel. I think it was that one.

    I was surprised to how low the water was. It was at the same height when I fished it last October. The fish are there and they are bigger this year. I took a few pictures of the water. To fumble fingered to try to take pictures of fish.
     

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  2. funfisher

    funfisher Fish On!

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    Nice report Jim.
     
  3. GAT

    GAT Dumbfounded

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    Too bad it was your last red Copper John. At least you caught some fish!
     
  4. Dipnet

    Dipnet The wanted posters say Tim Hartman

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    Sweeet!

    And I'm jealous!

    I need to get over this dag-nabbed cold I've been suffering from the last few days and get out on the water!!
     
  5. Jason Rolfe

    Jason Rolfe Wanderer

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    Thanks for the report Old Man. That's a nice looking little pool there.

    J
     
  6. Scott Salzer

    Scott Salzer previously micro brew

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    Good for you for getting out and, catching!

    MB
     
  7. tythetier

    tythetier Fish Slayer

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    Nice job Jim!!!
     
  8. Skysoldier

    Skysoldier Trout Hunter

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    Nice Jim, glad you got out there and found some willing players.
     
  9. triploidjunkie

    triploidjunkie Active Member

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    Glad you still remember how to catch fish;) Red copper johns come through for me sometimes when the freestones are running slightly off color.
     
  10. golfman44

    golfman44 4-Time Puget Sound Steelhead Guide of the Year

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    Montana always seems to deliver
     
  11. Porter

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    Wow...and not a useless fishing report...oh wait...yeah it is because your in Montana not Washington...useless to most of us :p.


    Nice job any ways :)
     
  12. jjaims

    jjaims Make fishin’ your mission

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    Nice work! Did you catch them on a dead drift or were you stripping it in.... ?
     
  13. Steve Call

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    Nice looking water! Good for you.
     
  14. Jim Ficklin

    Jim Ficklin Genuine Montana Fossil

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    Thanks for the photos, Jim. Recalled a lot of memories of good times in that country.
     
  15. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

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    Have you ever tried Pettengill Creek?????