Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Evening Fun With Rainbows

There is still a bit of daylight between the end of work and the end of the day right now so I rigged up the rod with a beadhead PT and midge combo and went to one of the nearby plains lakes to get in a little water time before the arrival of twilight. The trip paid off with three spunky rainbows falling for my flies. The wind was heavy but there was a nice calm section right up on the dam where the fish were cruising the inside wall of a weed bed. I couldn't see them but they were definitely there. It did not require much distance casting which helped cut down on the wind knots I had to deal with as well.

Dam at the lake


First rainbow of the night


The nearby red buttes


The BHPT looked good to this guy


Final cast results
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