I Love to Flyfish

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    I love to flyfish in streams and rivers.  I was fishing in a small, well hidden stream, surrounded by small hills and trees.  Suddenly I heard the crush of leaves, followed by loud 'thumps'.  I turned to see what is was and there before me, not more than three...
    totalnobody totalnobody
    51-55, F
    Dec 4, 2007

    I enjoy all types of fishing,

    but flyfishing is my passion. I live in Arkansas and primarily flyfish the tailwaters of Greers Ferry Lake (the Little Red River) and Lake Norfork (the Norfork River), and the White River. We have some trophy size Browns along with good Rainbows and Cutthroats. Any other...
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    1 Response Mar 3, 2016

    I learned to fly fish early on.

    My uncle told me that if I wanted to be a trout fisherman it was one of those things I should learn to do. We were different then most when it came to fly fishing, there was no snobbery involved it was just another way of catching fish. Id like to think I'm teaching my grandson...
    xj287 xj287
    41-45, M
    Jan 24, 2015

    Certified Instructor.

    ......Back in the mid 1980s I was a certified fly casting and fly tying instructor. Today I contacted IFFF to renew my certification. The process is so costly and such a pain in the *** now I wont be doing it. Too bad I loved teaching.
    xj287 xj287
    41-45, M
    Mar 18, 2015

    Sweet release, and free flowing filament.

    There's something to be said about a woman who stands in the middle of a river waiving a stick. She fishes. The sound of the quiet gives way only to the life of the water you stand in. It beats to a rhythm of fancy and a free flowing soul. Does my heart good. With closed eyes...
    LadyGallivanter LadyGallivanter
    1 Response Sep 26, 2015
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