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Old 07-01-2017, 05:05 AM
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Originally Posted by Mike Lyons View Post
As of 2:00PM this afternoon the damsel hatch is still on. The lake will be very busy this weekend, based on the number of campers already there. Fishing was good today. 25+ to the net. About half on damsel nymphs but the better fish on chronimids (good fish ran 14-17 inches) five of those guys.

Any change in light value (clouds) triggered an epic response from the fish. One fish every 10 feet, coming up to eat a damsel at or very near the surface...a sight not soon forgotten. I will stay away from the lake until the end of next week and hope the hatch lasts, good luck.
Sounds epic!
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Old 07-02-2017, 03:43 PM
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I'm sure that's not what he meant. He was almost certianly trying to justify his own puritan elitism. I just like to find the truth in everything I can.
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Old 07-03-2017, 01:33 PM
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Originally Posted by Bucksnort View Post
Releasing a fish while it is in the water is easily done with hookless barbs.
Hookless barbs? Knowing you, you were checking to see who was paying attention. Good one Jim!
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Old 07-03-2017, 02:07 PM
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Old Bull,

Roger that. Just a taste of my ultra corny humor like, "time's fun when you're having flies".

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Those who go forth on the fourth with a fifth, may not return on the fifth.

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