Monday, August 30, 2010

Magic Mushrooms

Why We Went..........

The old fart above went on a scout trip with his son's scout troop and they ended up catching lots of fish this size. Worst part of all is this sob fishes about once a year and always catches hogs.

What we Caught

beginning the journey
calm before the storm
viking doing what he does best
fish on
ruined picture with my fingers as usual, doesn't look 19" but it was
if we had only known there powers
super mario bros style, these guys were all over the mountain
first tiger

skinny tiger

This trip was suppose to be a bunch of guys from work, but it ended up just me and Lyf. WE took off after work and got a little fishing in the first night. We only fished for around 6 hours the nex day, where the guys in the top pics were there 3 days. It was our first time fishing this part of the mountain and when we go back our next trip we will kill it or rape it, whichever you prefer. Lyf was new to the area in general and I think enjoyed it and the tiger trout was a first for him too. I hope after seeing the camp host he will at least consider watching, "Deliverance". I hummed the tune of that song most of the trip after meeting that fangled tooth redneck.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Shoulda Woulda Coulda..... with my favorite Chucko!

There are some times in life when you know you made a really bad decision. Matt called me about a month ago with the best news I had had since I found out about my baby boy on the way. I was invited with him and his guide friend to fish in some of the most pristine fishy bull trout water this side of the western hemisphere. I unfortunately had some unfortunate unchangeable circumstances and wasn't able to go. Well I'll let you decide if it was the most epic trip ever. Guess there is always next summer.

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Lees Ferry with the Harrisons

Haven't been out much this year, what a bummer, so when I got the invite to hit nearby Lees Ferry with Matt, his Dad, and Brother in Law I jumped at the opportunity.

I took Emily with me this trip since it was a short one, and wanted her to see the Colorado River for her first time, also to be our personal photographer just in case we caught the only 20" fish in the river.

We had a great time Matts family is way cooler than he is. I was eating lunch and packing up when Matt's Dad, Mr Harrison finally got his first fish on the fly( wish i had a picture of that). Kudos to him for doing it on a semi technical, very large river. The other Matt, Matt's bro in law was a natural at casting, and it won't be long until he hooks up.