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SofthackleJune 17th, 2012, 1:42 pm
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Wellsville, NY

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This is me in the Beaverkill taking a trout on the beautiful outfit presented to me by Flymph Forum Members. It was one of two fish I took-the first couple in well over a year.

Mark
"I have the highest respect for the skilled wet-fly fisherman, as he has mastered an art of very great difficulty." Edward R. Hewitt

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AdirmanJune 17th, 2012, 2:37 pm
Monticello, NY

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Excellent! hope you had a great time! I assume you used a softhackle to get 'im?

OldredbarnJune 17th, 2012, 5:29 pm
Novi, MI

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Mark,

It looks just like your print! Nice example of life imitating art. :)

Spence
"Even when my best efforts fail it's a satisfying challenge, and that, after all, is the essence of fly fishing." -Chauncy Lively

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CrepuscularJune 17th, 2012, 6:42 pm
Boiling Springs, PA

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Mark, that is a beautiful thing!

Eric
MartinlfJune 17th, 2012, 7:00 pm
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Palmyra PA

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Cool photo, Mark. Nice bend in that rod.
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
SofthackleJune 17th, 2012, 8:38 pm
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Wellsville, NY

Posts: 540
The fish was taken on a Black Gnat, actually. Looking like this. It might have been taken as a little black caddis which was about at the time:



The rod is perfect for wets.

Mark
"I have the highest respect for the skilled wet-fly fisherman, as he has mastered an art of very great difficulty." Edward R. Hewitt

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PaulRobertsJune 18th, 2012, 8:48 am
Colorado

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Glad to see you're out on the water, Mark.
SofthackleJune 18th, 2012, 12:03 pm
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Wellsville, NY

Posts: 540
Thanks, Everyone. I began a new chemo regimen on June 12. It's kicking my fanny. Side effects are terrible, but trying to counteract them with various medications. Have been doing a lot of sleeping.

Mark
"I have the highest respect for the skilled wet-fly fisherman, as he has mastered an art of very great difficulty." Edward R. Hewitt

Flymphs, Soft-hackles and Spiders: http://www.troutnut.com/libstudio/FS&S/index.html
PaulRobertsJune 18th, 2012, 2:33 pm
Colorado

Posts: 1776
Hang in there, Mark. A friend of mine recently finished chemo, and it had kicked her butt too. But she's done now and feeling pretty darn good.

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