Monday, February 28, 2011

This Week in FR....



Just a quick post to prep you for the week.  Tomorrow I'll continue my Anglers Year series, then Wednesday will be a new feature I hope becomes regular- Give-Away Wednesday!!, so stay tuned for that, then Friday is the next big article on catch and release, my take, kind of scary- you'll have to be the judge.  I'm trying mix fun and interactive posts with the "hard" writing.  It should be a fun week, this weeks give away is for all you steelheaders and spring trout fishermen out there, so be sure to check back Wednesday and sign up.

Here's a pic from my place on the weekend.


And yes, I made it out after steelhead once this week, the first time in TWO MONTHS.  Definitely not on track for that 100 day mark I mentioned earlier.  I managed to roll two fish first thing, but no love.  Great to be back on the water on a sunny afternoon.  Here's my knuckle buster- note the hard steel where a handle should be. (Note to Ross- I love your reels, but can't believe you couldn't send a handle instead of me having to mail my reel to you in the middle of salmon/streamer/fall steelhead season... tsk tsk.)



Finally, for you internet purists out there, please note that I pulled the ads- they weren't doing anything for me anyhow.  Hope it cleans up the look and enhances the experience for you.

FR

6 comments:

  1. Looking forward to all that comes our way.
    What kind of rod is that attached to your reel?

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  2. Looking forward to what the week brings. Tough on the handle, but I'm sure you can MacGyver something.

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  3. @Jay- it's a Flextec rod from England, which I plan to malign repeatedly from this blog.
    @Trout- I MacGyvered keeping my knuckles clear when those salmon run LOL! it has drawn some blood tho.

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  4. Well, bring it on brother...I'm ready for some serious stuff.

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  5. Your pics are fantastic! We hope to reach a 100 days on the water this year too; its a big challenge, but will be time well spent!
    -stephanie

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