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PESCATOREMay 23rd, 2016, 2:53 am
Rancho Cordova, CA

Posts: 17
Greetings:

I have been browsing the WWW for a good Fly-Fishing Site for sometime when I came across this site and found it comfortable... like an old fly shop where fishermen chatted about the catch and the flies they tied. Actually, its even better than that; so many aspects are covered here in detail. Aquatic entomology, fishing methods and tying are just a mouse click away. Not to mention the very fine photo images I have seen here.

I began Fly-Fishing in 1979; I had been bait and lure fisherman since 1960 but once I learned how to cast and land fish, I gave up the bait and lures. I have enjoyed fly-fishing immensely and fished every Westside River on the CA Sierras from Bakersfield to Alturas and a number of coastal rivers for Steelhead.

I look forward to hanging around this site, learning more... and meeting new people who share this wonderful art.

Ciao,

Don

WbranchMay 23rd, 2016, 3:44 pm
York & Starlight PA

Posts: 2630
Very nice to hear from you Pescatore. You will find lots of information here and everyone is very helpful.
Catskill fly fisher for fifty-five years.
TroutnutMay 23rd, 2016, 7:25 pm
Administrator
Bellevue, WA

Posts: 2569
Hi Don,

Welcome to the site! I'm glad you find it useful.
Jason Neuswanger, Ph.D.
Troutnut and salmonid ecologist
LastchanceMay 23rd, 2016, 7:52 pm
Portage, PA

Posts: 437
Welcome from PA. Very nice people here.
David82ndMay 25th, 2017, 3:07 am
Upstate,New York

Posts: 63
That is a great way of describing how I felt right away here myself , being new to the site as well , I've had my share of a few other sites , just never had that " feel". Either to " clique" or just not to friendly , we've all been doing this awhile , tying, fishing , most started as kids/w a can of worms, then spinners and plugs , and as time, money allowed we moved to a Fly rod , being newbto a sight doesn't imply we haven't tied a fly or made that perfect cast , just means we haven't met everyone here yet , grab you're coffee, get you're vice and let's talk Flies, and patterns. :)

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