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WbranchJune 14th, 2021, 6:37 pm
York & Starlight PA

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Leaving for a 14 day trip to Montana. I'm looking forward to meeting Louis out there for his first Montana trip. This will be my 50th trip! Over all the years I've spent well over two full years in Montana. While most of the state has changed dramatically over the years the fishing for wild trout is just as good, but different.

I'll try and get some pictures holding the 21" plus fish that I photograph. Anything smaller is still nice just not photo worthy. My fishing partner and I don't often fish close enough to get pictures of each other but I will try to get a few. I'm leaving June 23. It is going to be a low water year which means the channels I prefer to fish will be lower than I like and likely will warm up quicker than the deeper water of the main river. I plan on floating at least once every day and possibly will do some evening floats too.

At almost 78 I'm thrilled to still be able to make a trip like this. I can't fish 12 hours like I used to but five hours during the morning to early afternoon, a nice nap and early dinner, and then five hours until dark will be just fine.
Catskill fly fisher for fifty-five years.
Summer_dougJune 15th, 2021, 2:19 am
Detroit, MI

Posts: 56
Looking forward to the pictures, Matt!

Safe travels!
From Michigan
PartsmanJune 15th, 2021, 2:34 am
bancroft michigan

Posts: 383
Have fun, and I hope you get to take lots of pictures!
Mike.
Jmd123June 15th, 2021, 5:22 am
Oscoda, MI

Posts: 2529
Go get 'em, Matt! Tight lines and dancing flies!

Jonathon
No matter how big the one you just caught is, there's always a bigger one out there somewhere...
TroutnutJune 16th, 2021, 6:58 am
Administrator
Bellevue, WA

Posts: 2721
Have fun!
Jason Neuswanger, Ph.D.
Troutnut and salmonid ecologist
MartinlfJune 23rd, 2021, 1:36 pm
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Palmyra PA

Posts: 3153
Matt, we might miss each other due to timing, but you and Jason have given me some great tips. We can compare notes when we're both back. Best of luck and tight lines!
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell

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