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Fish: Brook Trout

BIG hike but the fishing was incredible

Post By: adrenaline_junkie_ff      Posted: 7/23/2016 11:05:19 AM     Points: 8492    
Made a 4 day backpacking trip through the Maroon Bells with my two boys this last week. Packed the 4pc 4wt and an Eagle Claw Trailmaster spin setup. Got to Snowmass Lake and was glad I brought the rods. Caught about 20 little brookies during lunch break on everything from Rooster tails to flies. Didn't seem to matter what fly, they just seemed hungry. We got back on the trail and headed a little west and set up camp at some big Beaver ponds and the brookies, however smaller, were just as hungry and voracious. Didn't have the fixings to cook so CNR all. Pics from Snowmass. No pics from the beaver ponds as we were all spread out.
 Reply by: elkinthebag      Posted: 7/23/2016 1:47:51 PM     Points: 2088    
Awsome I can't wait to get back to Colorado.
 Reply by: cuztom86      Posted: 7/25/2016 10:38:09 AM     Points: 409    
 Reply by: yard dogs      Posted: 7/25/2016 12:57:33 PM     Points: 604    
Looks like my kind of place - very nice