Tooling Around SoCo

Wandering Blues

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Oct 19, 2008
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The Land of Entrapment
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Curtis
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A Pair of Simms G3 Waders
My fly fishing journey was born and bred in the Eastern Sierra of California. So, I was disappointed that between Covid, fires, smoke, record heat, and forest closures, that I couldn’t “go home” to fish those waters, and visit with friends of whom I’ve shared waters over the last couple of decades. With a hall pass from the missus, I pointed the trailer north and, along with a buddy, went looking for trout.

The waters in SoCo are low, like historically low. And only recently did some stream reopen from water temps being too warm. While the fishing was tough, the trip and autumn scenery were awesome. C&R’d some nice fish, enjoyed some libations and good food, and appreciated how awesome it really is to be on a trout stream, far away from the problems of the world.
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EL JEFE

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Feb 7, 2004
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"EL JEFE"
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As always Curtis, your pics are fantastic!

BTW.....Being a total newbie to FF and not having fished either locale.....I can't image that the Eastern Sierras can compare to the San Juan...
 
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Wandering Blues

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Oct 19, 2008
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The Land of Entrapment
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Curtis
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A Pair of Simms G3 Waders
As always Curtis, your pics are fantastic!

BTW.....Being a total newbie to FF and not having fished either locale.....I can't image that the Eastern Sierras can compare to the San Juan...

The San Juan can certainly kick out some amazing fish. But, there’s something about catching a small, wild trout on a high Sierra stream that stays with you.

If you decide to roll out, let me know and I’ll bring you up to the Juan for a day.
 
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