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Posted on November 3, 2010 at 6:30am
Got together with some friends Saturday night for some night fishing on a local reservoir. We honestly weren't expecting the fishing to be great, just a sliver of moon and it was the wrong time of the cycle for night fishing, but hey, that's why it is called Fishing and not Catching.
My main goal was to get out on the water in the new KBF Camo Commander 140 and get it wet for the first time, see how it performed, and to finally get fishing again. If you guys remember my posts,…Continue
Posted on September 12, 2010 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment
Snuck out to a favorite spot for a bit of Largemouth froggin Sunday, since we had gotten a nice slow rain the night before and I had hoped that it would cool down the water a bit. We have had a long dry stretch as far as the bite has gone in this honey hole, with nothing, literally nothing, for nearly a month.
Hit the water at about 9am and the day was overcast and still a tad warm, but I donned the eXtreme Video glasses just in case and began working a favorite cove, hitting…Continue
Posted on August 2, 2010 at 6:56am
Fly Fishing..... it's not for everyone... but it could be. The long rod has it's own rewards. A day spent fishing and no hook ups to some is seen as a lost day. But when I spend a day flyfishing and don't hook up, I look back on the day.. and I see success.
I see the cast where I did everything right, and the cast laid in just perfect. The cast went exactly where it was suposed to and the fly landed as pretty as you please. Success. I remember the perfectly timed…Continue
Posted on July 29, 2010 at 6:30am