Sunday, May 1, 2011
Round two with Phil and his new kayak today....Beautiful day to say the least.
Now as a man, I can honestly say that we have a subconscious need to compete with one another. There is nothing that we can do about it....Everything starts even, but 32 seconds into an event, we are busting chops and tormented the other guy. This happens in fishing probably more then anything....Even the trout snobs secretly taunt each other under their breath. Well Phil and I competed today....I have to hand it to him, he out caught me...19 to 22....Not to mention that he caught all of the species in the lake...and he managed to stay in his boat...and not get attacked by any wild animals...well...he was chased out of the weeds by an angry beaver...he proved himself to be the Perch Whisperer today...one after another...Congrats to a a perfect day fishing and catching....
People ask me all of the time...do those things that you make actually catch fish or are they just to look at....Well....I fish with everything that I make...and they all catch the fish that they were intended to catch....All but two of these fish were caught on my flies. The other two were tied by my friend Brian Carson from http://www.clearcuregoo.com/ He made me some awesome flies to try out and they worked like a charm.
I catch toothy critters a lot, and beat my flies putting them into trees, weeds, brush, rocks and swamp...so most of my flies are reinforced with CCG...if you haven't checked out the Goo yet...you are missing out. Enjoy the pics...Tight Lines