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Mickey_Thomas
05-31-2007, 02:49 AM
Went to Loon with GVF yesterday, couldn't buy a bite :-/ finally figured it out as the sun rose that there were millions and millions of mayfly''s taking their yearly swim. :D the fish were gorged on them and kept feeding all morning ;D no matter what we put out there the fish seemed to be happy with the mayfly's. We didn't have a chance ;D ;D Saw 2 guys in float tubes by the launch fly fishing and they were doing alright ;)

tcbritton
05-31-2007, 05:56 AM
Ive found that when they are breaking the surface and wont take any lures a 12 gauge pump action works well to get them, just think skeet ;)

freon
05-31-2007, 06:32 AM
Mickey, are you sure your problem wasnt your boat buddy ;D
Everytime I fish with him, the fish seem to have lockjaw (just kidding Rich, I know how sensitive you are) ;D

TC, I have never thought of shotgun shells as lures before, now thats what I call thinking outside of the box ;D

Farrier_Frank
05-31-2007, 06:41 AM
I can see it now: The only North River on the water with fly rods in the back rod-holders and shotguns in the front rod-holders. ::)

vvbob
05-31-2007, 07:50 AM
Should of took the invite to Berryessa :o
No May flies there, just plump, fat, shiny, did I say fat, Kokanee, & o'yea 15 scrappy bass [smiley=stirthepot.gif]

LD
05-31-2007, 09:23 AM
Thats funny, I was up there and C&R'd 10, 3 ldrs... ;D ;D
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Oh, and did I mention that they were nice and fat? *[smiley=evil.gif]

vvbob
05-31-2007, 01:05 PM
You tell him, lite drag ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D

LD
05-31-2007, 01:38 PM
You tell him, lite drag ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D

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