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Stillwater pics for 2014
« on: April 21, 2014, 04:43:41 PM »
Getting that time the ice is melting and the lakes come back to life!

Here are a few pics from the Easter weekend spent up at Leighton lake

Tyler with a nice fatty from Six mile


The ice was just starting to come off Leighton on the N.E. end so I took a walk over there and managed to land two and lost another using a micro leetch under an indicator with my new Echo 10' 3wt







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Re: Stillwater pics for 2014
« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2014, 06:40:44 PM »
Looking good John - can hardly wait to get up there!!  Good to see Tyler smiling when he's fishing to.
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Re: Stillwater pics for 2014
« Reply #2 on: April 21, 2014, 07:01:11 PM »
Nice. Looks like a good weekend.
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Re: Stillwater pics for 2014
« Reply #3 on: April 22, 2014, 02:46:47 PM »
Hit up Edith lake today.

Well to start with the stupid weather was not cooperating.  No it wasn't raining.

It was snowing....


Anyway I only got an hour in, but this guy made that hour of freezing and coughing worth it, and even better I did not lose him at the net!



I chase the allure of standing in a river, casting dries in an attempt to watch that beast come up and take my fly.  Then I usually blow it by setting the hook to soon....

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Re: Stillwater pics for 2014
« Reply #4 on: April 29, 2014, 11:16:04 PM »
Hey all, havent posted in forever.
Went out to merritt on sat of the easter weekend.

I landed two in the morning (in the snow) but then the weather changed and the bite turned off.
Had a couple shiners later in the day, but no trout.  My friend landed 2 in the evening...

Only have 1 shot of my fish, the picture doesnt do the fish justice. It was a nice fish:)



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Re: Stillwater pics for 2014
« Reply #5 on: April 30, 2014, 09:32:57 AM »
Hi Jeff! It has been a long time, but it's nice to read your post and update on your fishing! :)

That's an absolutely stunning rainbow! Must have been one heck of a fight...
I hope to see you on the forum more frequently.

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Re: Stillwater pics for 2014
« Reply #6 on: April 30, 2014, 01:37:49 PM »
I give that a two thumbs up in the "Nice Fish" category. :)
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Re: Stillwater pics for 2014
« Reply #7 on: May 26, 2014, 06:35:50 AM »
One of nearly 100 I landed over the last weekend.  8)
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Re: Stillwater pics for 2014
« Reply #8 on: May 26, 2014, 06:38:16 AM »
Very nice! Glad you had such a productive weekend Randy!
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Re: Stillwater pics for 2014
« Reply #9 on: May 29, 2014, 02:41:42 PM »
a couple from last weekend;





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Re: Stillwater pics for 2014
« Reply #10 on: May 29, 2014, 02:54:42 PM »
Very nice!!!!!!!!!
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Re: Stillwater pics for 2014
« Reply #11 on: May 29, 2014, 07:26:27 PM »
rainbows form last weekend
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Re: Stillwater pics for 2014
« Reply #12 on: May 29, 2014, 09:33:24 PM »
They are in quite the nice form I must admit.

I chase the allure of standing in a river, casting dries in an attempt to watch that beast come up and take my fly.  Then I usually blow it by setting the hook to soon....

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Re: Stillwater pics for 2014
« Reply #13 on: May 30, 2014, 06:02:02 AM »
Great job guys, now that I've had some time here are a few more from our weekend:


Quadruple header, 20lbs or more on at one time:


All fish for me were on chironomids - no indicator, floating line, in 25 to 30' of water from an anchored float tube:

Pretty much the average for the lake, notice the 18" marks on the stripping apron, incredible fishery:


Even took home a trophy, the Immaculate Beast Award for hooking and landing such an incredible amount of fish in such a short time. Nice trophy of a grizzly with a fish in it's mouth and I am the first recipient. =)
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Re: Stillwater pics for 2014
« Reply #14 on: May 31, 2014, 08:26:28 PM »
Nice pictures!
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