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#11589176 - 05/07/16 08:02 PM Breaking in the 4wt
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Had a chance to get out and capitalized on it!

First fish of the evening



Hmmm noidea



Getting better



another nice one



Needed more this size



Sorry for the blurry pics, gotta get this "camera in a pouch" thing working right
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#11589877 - 05/08/16 12:52 PM Re: Breaking in the 4wt [Re: TreeBass]
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What reel and rod setup do you have ?
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#11589957 - 05/08/16 01:54 PM Re: Breaking in the 4wt [Re: TreeBass]
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I was wondering the same thing, but from the pictures it looks like a Redington Crosswater Rod and Reel

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#11590078 - 05/08/16 03:18 PM Re: Breaking in the 4wt [Re: mbarker68x]
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Originally Posted By: mbarker68x
I was wondering the same thing, but from the pictures it looks like a Redington Crosswater Rod and Reel


yes sir, you nailed it. Got it at Gander
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#11590175 - 05/08/16 04:23 PM Re: Breaking in the 4wt [Re: TreeBass]
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Good fun and nice haul on the 4 weight.
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#11590453 - 05/08/16 07:49 PM Re: Breaking in the 4wt [Re: TreeBass]
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thanks, it was a definite change from the 5/6 I'm normally slinging around and taking some getting used to. Got rained out today, but tomorrow is looking good thumb
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#11590635 - 05/08/16 09:13 PM Re: Breaking in the 4wt [Re: TreeBass]
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Great way of breaking in the fly rod. Nicely done. thumb
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#11592989 - 05/09/16 08:03 PM Re: Breaking in the 4wt [Re: TreeBass]
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Windy, scattered showers, and tornadoes didn't stop me from getting an hour on the water!



Case slipped dangit



This one didn't want to quit, gave us quite a show jumping all over the place.



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#11593080 - 05/09/16 08:30 PM Re: Breaking in the 4wt [Re: TreeBass]
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TreeBass where are you at? Sporting the high and tight like that makes me think somewhere around my in the FT Hood area, but the waters don't look familiar.

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#11596347 - 05/11/16 09:46 AM Re: Breaking in the 4wt [Re: TreeBass]
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TreeBass, excellent post, great pics! keep them coming.
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#11597755 - 05/11/16 07:21 PM Re: Breaking in the 4wt [Re: TreeBass]
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Wind laid down today, and storms coming in tomorrow with a 200% of wetness and thunderboomers...So I got out for what could be my last time for a while.

Only caught 4 this evening, all LMB, and finally got one that put me on the reel!!





This one took it all and put me on the reel. First time for the 4wt and boy was that fun!! banana



finished off with another nice one



Nice and relaxing evening



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#11597792 - 05/11/16 07:34 PM Re: Breaking in the 4wt [Re: TreeBass]
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Thats awesome
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#11602695 - 05/14/16 10:48 AM Re: Breaking in the 4wt [Re: TreeBass]
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More nice ones on the fly! Good job. hooked
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#11602731 - 05/14/16 11:26 AM Re: Breaking in the 4wt [Re: mbarker68x]
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thanks guys

Originally Posted By: mbarker68x
TreeBass where are you at? Sporting the high and tight like that makes me think somewhere around my in the FT Hood area, but the waters don't look familiar.


Little Rock, Arkansas Had to attend a class for a couple of weeks thumb
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#11605004 - 05/16/16 12:28 AM Re: Breaking in the 4wt [Re: TreeBass]
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Fun stuff catching them on a 4 weight. Been wanting to try a short - 5' 4 weight that I got for kayak fishing for white bass. Was able to try it out Sunday. Mainly trolled a tandem rig crappie jig and tube fly but did get a few casts in to fish boiling on the surface. Fun times... Video of the action.

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