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#11926582 - 11/09/16 09:55 PM Weeknight Therapy
MassAction Offline

Registered: 08/22/16
Posts: 143
Since I'm sick of hearing about election news from both sides of the fence, I decided to head out to a new pond today after work. I had fished there once before and caught a tiny six inch bass so I figured there were surely bigger ones there as well. Skies were grey and light rain continued off an on for most of the two hours I was out there, but I greatly preferred wet and cold with a fly rod in hand to sitting on the couch and having politics work its tentacles into every conversation.

Started out with a carp-it-bomb and landed a small blue gill but didn't get any other action. As the darkness began setting I finally decided it was time for some topwater action. I tied on a solar flare Boogle Bug and worked my way through some tall grass. I couldn't manage to cast much more than 10 feet but a couple of pops later and smash! Fish on! I landed a decent one pounder.

I worked my way around the pond and ended up landing this smaller bass. The strike was completely different, a much more gentle sip - one minute my fly was floating in the water, the next it was gone. Topwater never ceases to amaze me at the variety of strikes it can produce.

I ended up landing another small bass before it simply got too dark to see. Can't say there is a better diversion from life's stress than picking up a fly rod and fishing in solitude.

#11926617 - 11/09/16 11:04 PM Re: Weeknight Therapy [Re: MassAction]
Capt. Mac Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 02/06/13
Posts: 988
Loc: Sanger Tx.
I like your "political" views.

#11926726 - 11/10/16 06:32 AM Re: Weeknight Therapy [Re: MassAction]
rrhyne56 Offline

Registered: 02/16/01
Posts: 13225
Loc: McKinney TX USA
I agree with Capt. Mac
Thank you for sharing your fishing with us. I know that taking photos and fishing is far more work than simply fishing. It is appreciated.
"have fun with this stuff"
in memory of Big Dale
RRhyne56, Flyfishing warden

#11927838 - 11/10/16 05:50 PM Re: Weeknight Therapy [Re: MassAction]
banker-always fishing Online   content
TFF Guru

Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 43760
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Awesome Post! Did the same thing on the Nueces River! thumb

IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16

#11928035 - 11/10/16 07:44 PM Re: Weeknight Therapy [Re: MassAction]
Mateo Clemente Offline

Registered: 03/28/12
Posts: 260
Loc: Fort Worth
Nice work!

#11932629 - 11/13/16 08:23 PM Re: Weeknight Therapy [Re: MassAction]
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Registered: 07/03/11
Posts: 11940
Loc: San Antonio TX
Very nice! woot

#11932927 - 11/14/16 02:47 AM Re: Weeknight Therapy [Re: MassAction]
OliverBassin Offline

Registered: 10/18/16
Posts: 162
Nice pictures juggle
Why so complicated?


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