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Troutnut.com User HighFlyer (Kyle Eastland)

Real NameKyle Eastland
LocationMinnesota
Biography & ThoughtsNew to the sport, just started at the beginning of summer 08. Looking for tips and advice how to improve faster. I just caught my first "keeper", about a 9 in. Rainbow on 8/9/08. I fully intend on practicing catch and release for most catches, but I have to enjoy some of the fruits of my labor too.

As with probably most "noobs", I'm finding the fish, just not able to get them to go after my flies... or at least not the large ones. I am wide open for advice and tips, if anyone has any. Please feel free to share. As I say, I'm a "noob" right now, so I need all the advice that I can get.
Forum Signature"Calling Fly Fishing a hobby is like calling Brain Surgery a job."
~by Paul Schullery~

"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."
~by Henry David Thoreau~

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Latest Posts By HighFlyer

TitleRepliesLast Reply
Re: Steelhead on the fly!!
In General Discussion by SetTheHook
1Oct 1, 2008
by HighFlyer
Re: Trout stream improvement
In General Discussion by Shawnny3
6Sep 9, 2008
by RleeP
Re: To eat or not to eat... that is the question.
In General Discussion by HighFlyer
14Sep 9, 2008
by Trtklr
Re: Help unsticking my fly rod
In Gear Talk by Freepow
47Sep 3, 2008
by Feathers5
Re: Is anyone here from Colorado
In General Discussion by Sundula
33Aug 19, 2008
by Oldredbarn
Re: The Flies We Use
In General Discussion by Trtklr
10Aug 15, 2008
by Shawnny3
Re: Long-time reader, never-time poster? Start here!
In General Discussion by Troutnut
326Aug 15, 2008
by Martinlf
Re: SE Minnesota
In General Discussion by HighFlyer
6Aug 15, 2008
by HighFlyer
Re: New/Used equipment?
In General Discussion by HighFlyer
5Aug 14, 2008
by HighFlyer
Re: Breaking all the rules!
In General Discussion by BulBob
4Aug 14, 2008
by HighFlyer
Re: Free hooks
In Fly Tying by Wbranch
18Aug 11, 2008
by HighFlyer
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