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Lake: Mountain Home Reservoir
Fish: Rainbow Trout

Daughters First Trout on Flyrod

Post By: johnski      Posted: 7/7/2022 12:20:50 PM     Points: 4853    
Daughter and I had a chance to do some fly fishing here last night. My daughter and I have tried a few times, unsuccessfully, to get her her first trout using flyfishing gear. Well last night it all came together and she caught a few nice feisty rainbows. The trout made a few exciting deep runs and she managed to keep tension while releasing her grip on the line when it dove deep. Anyway, I am very proud of this young lady, if that's not obvious!
We released some and kept some for dinner.
 Reply by: Ajax5240      Posted: 7/7/2022 1:10:57 PM     Points: 35790
That's awesome!! Great work!
 Reply by: Eyefishing      Posted: 7/7/2022 1:11:15 PM     Points: 4938
Awesome, dad.
 Reply by: Troutbisquits      Posted: 7/7/2022 1:40:51 PM     Points: 1003
Congrats that's awesome! My oldest daughter is 6. I can't wait till she catches her first fish all by herself on the fly rod. I have hooked some for her and let her land them.
 Reply by: Barnacles      Posted: 7/7/2022 1:42:41 PM     Points: 2777
Well done. Hard to beat a day like that.
 Reply by: Team CO.F.F.      Posted: 7/7/2022 2:53:31 PM     Points: 305
 Reply by: RogBow      Posted: 7/7/2022 4:50:15 PM     Points: 2697
Congrats to her, fun way to fish.
 Reply by: bron      Posted: 7/7/2022 6:13:31 PM     Points: 44488
Good job johnski and daughter!
 Reply by: skiman      Posted: 7/7/2022 6:20:33 PM     Points: 2609
Well done Sir! Congrats.
 Reply by: Digginjiggin      Posted: 7/7/2022 8:36:52 PM     Points: 424
A memory to last a lifetime. WTG Dad!
 Reply by: Budha      Posted: 7/7/2022 10:26:07 PM     Points: 170
Congrats!! Thatís such an awesome feat for father-daughter duo.
 Reply by: dblendc      Posted: 7/9/2022 4:38:24 PM     Points: 187
Way to build memories!!

Were both boat ramps in the water?
 Reply by: JKaboom      Posted: 7/10/2022 5:08:28 PM     Points: 619
 Reply by: Smelly      Posted: 7/11/2022 5:40:14 AM     Points: 26940
 Reply by: kiva      Posted: 7/11/2022 6:33:40 AM     Points: 206
So awesome!
 Reply by: Coyute      Posted: 7/11/2022 11:41:31 AM     Points: 138
Very cool!

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