Register now on PaFlyFish.com! Login
HOME FORUM BLOG PHOTOS LINKS


Sponsors

Browsing this Thread:   1 Anonymous Users





First Fish!!!

Joined:
2012/11/10 5:37
From Bucks County
Posts: 37
Offline
A couple of "firsts" yesterday: First fish on the long rod and first creek smallie of 2013!
Size 8 BHWB...all white...swinging across and down a deep pool....she took at the bottom of the swing; before I started to strip.
The take was more of a mushy resistance than a HIT....but, there she was! A strong but lethargic fight. I was able to strip her all the way in. I imagine in another month or so this would have been a completely different fight!!
A real beauty: bronze/green/black.....very dark and very healthy looking...I love smallmouths. Released unharmed.
And so, success with the fly rod....must have been all the learning I got at the newbie jam!!!

Attach file:



jpg  032113A.jpg (103.56 KB)
7218_514c1aa7a1a1b.jpg 577X480 px

Posted on: 2013/3/22 4:47


Re: First Fish!!!

Joined:
2012/3/14 6:23
From Lancaster
Posts: 1057
Offline
Nice job! Good looking fish. The water temps were starting to go up a bit but this extended period of colder weather may have set things back a little. The pre-spawn bite may be getting ready to kick into gear!

Posted on: 2013/3/22 6:16


Re: First Fish!!!

Joined:
2012/1/9 19:50
From Etters,Pa
Posts: 723
Offline
Congrats guy!

Posted on: 2013/3/22 6:24


Re: First Fish!!!

Joined:
2012/1/13 15:28
From Ferguson Twp.
Posts: 2631
Offline
Well done. Look forward to more pics!

Posted on: 2013/3/22 6:37
_________________
There is a need to fish, to be in the water. It soothes the soul...


Re: First Fish!!!

Joined:
2008/6/8 19:45
From Pittsburgh
Posts: 1485
Offline
Good looking bass there. A few more degrees and they'll start waking up. Nice job.

Posted on: 2013/3/22 9:06


Re: First Fish!!!

Joined:
2007/2/21 22:57
From York, PA
Posts: 45
Offline
That's a great first fish on the fly!

Posted on: 2013/3/22 12:09


Re: First Fish!!!

Joined:
2012/1/16 18:57
From North East PA
Posts: 1425
Offline
Congrats! Great First Fish!

Posted on: 2013/3/30 7:33
_________________
:

"Hey, Wait, that rock is moving" - Pat D, Newbie Jam, 3/16/13


Re: First Fish!!!

Joined:
2009/12/19 18:09
From S.E. PA
Posts: 505
Offline
Sweet. I'm still waiting for my first smallie of the year.

Posted on: 2013/4/3 14:56
_________________
But they're all following you?!? No they aren't..... I'm just in front.






You can view topic.
You cannot start a new topic.
You cannot reply to posts.
You cannot edit your posts.
You cannot delete your posts.
You cannot add new polls.
You cannot vote in polls.
You cannot attach files to posts.
You cannot post without approval.

[Advanced Search]





Site Content
Login
Username:

Password:

Remember me



Lost Password?

Register now!
Stay Connected

twitterfeed.com facebook instagram RSS Feed

Sponsors
Polls





Copyright 2014 by PaFlyFish.com | Privacy Policy| Provided by Kile Media Group | Design by 7dana.com