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    Calgary waters

    I spent a couple of days walking & wading in the mountains outside Calgary last week. Saw some spectacular country & gin clear water. Thankfully the wind wasn’t too much of a factor & we saw some decent bug action. On both days I used nothing but dries to pick up cuts & bows. These fish were STRONG & so beautiful (pictures just don't capture the vivid colors on these fish). I fished both a 7’7” Linnea 4wt & Jennings bamboo rod. I'll let the pictures tell most of the story but I will share one. I broke off my pink post size 16 parachute adams on a nice fish on day 1 & on day two, I brought a nice cutt to hand & found my pink post parachute adams in its mouth! Always nice to get a fly back…

  2. #2 supporter and plankowner
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    Nov 2009
    Lawrence, KS
    That is some fine country and fine fishing.

  3. #3 plankowner jeepster's Avatar
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    Ten Feet From Hell
    That is some nice looking water. Great pics.

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    Such beautiful country. Would love to get up there sometime to fish the Bow, and the waters up around Banf.

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    The Great Southern Land, Australia
    Nice scenery, crystal clear waters & fish fooled......

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    My home waters! Haven't been up there much this year.

    Is that Kelly O you were fishing with?

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    Harps - you're lucky to have those as your home waters! I was fishing with Dutchie/Rich

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    It looked like Kelly in that one shot.
    I've only met Dutchie once, but he has a good reputation.

    I do love the waters, I only wish we had more forward thinking fisheries management- We have much greater potential!
    At least there are always places to walk away from crowds still... and catch great fish!


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