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Martinlf has attached these 8 pictures to this report. The message is below.
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Floating for smallies
Floating for smallies
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Nymphing a riffle
Nymphing a riffle
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Pretty brown Marv caught nymphing
Pretty brown Marv caught nymphing
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One of my browns
One of my browns
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Another brown on a nymph
Another brown on a nymph
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A pretty smallie
A pretty smallie
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Smallmouth on a fluke.
Smallmouth on a fluke.
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Another smallie
Another smallie

Report at a Glance

General RegionCentral Pennsylvania
Time of DayMorning to Night, with breaks
Fish CaughtBrowns, Bows, and Smallmouth
Conditions & HatchesMostly sunny. No significant hatches

Details and Discussion

MartinlfJuly 20th, 2019, 5:11 am
Moderator
Palmyra PA

Posts: 3164
My nephew Marvin came to Pennsylvania this year, mainly to fish for smallmouth. But high water kept trout streams viable, so we fished a couple of them. We used both fly rods and conventional gear, catching fish on streamers, poppers, nymphs, flukes, and swimbaits. It's always good fishing with Marvin, and he carries a camera, so we get a few photos.
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
OldredbarnJuly 20th, 2019, 6:51 am
Novi, MI

Posts: 2600
Louis. That last one looks full of crayfish!

Nice tradition you two have going on. It’s been fun sharing it with you two over the years.

Good stuff! 👍

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

"Envy not the man who lives beside the river, but the man the river flows through." Joseph T Heywood
PartsmanJuly 21st, 2019, 3:57 pm
bancroft michigan

Posts: 390
Great pictures, you guys now how to do it right!
MartinlfJuly 30th, 2019, 2:00 pm
Moderator
Palmyra PA

Posts: 3164
Thanks, guys. We had a great time. I'm probably off to Oregon again next year.
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
Jmd123July 31st, 2019, 10:37 am
Oscoda, MI

Posts: 2536
FAT BOYS!!! Well done, Louis! Yep, as in my latest post, these trips with family and/or friends are always special. Especially when nice fish are caught! We didn't score big on my latest visit with the boys but we sure did see some pretty territory, which needs further exploration on my part...but you guys did great, some hard-bent rods there!


Thanks for sharing your latest adventure and of course tight lines and dancing flies on your next outing!

Jonathon
No matter how big the one you just caught is, there's always a bigger one out there somewhere...
MartinlfFebruary 22nd, 2021, 10:54 am
Moderator
Palmyra PA

Posts: 3164
Trout and bass for Grayson.
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell

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