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Do You See What I See?

Guest Blogger: Allen Bell, republished from the Aguabonita Fly Fishers and Southern Sierra Fly Fishers club newsletters.

Clark Fork River, near St Regis

Clark Fork River, near St Regis

This is no doubt a beautiful picture. I have many sunset pictures. I like sunset. Sunset represents many things. This sunset represents a wonderful day of fishing on a great river. I look at this picture and the memories flood back – the fish, the people I’ve come to love, the outings I have gone on. The highlight of this day was a huge foam pad rotating in the biggest back eddy I had ever seen. Hey, why not throw the big Turks Tarantula I was fishing in there. Turned out to be a good idea. The foam immediately exploded and 15 minutes later, I landed a 19” Cuttbow that was so colorful, I thought it had to have been painted. It definitely was the fish of the week for me; that is one fish that I will never forget. more…