Sunday, December 2, 2012

daytrippin


Our daytrip up to the Juan proved most excellent.


In terms of company kept and fishing both.
 

We met several of those Sixteen....Thousand stockers recently planted by NM Game and Fish.  Never in my 15 years fishing the Juan have I seen so many pods of fish snarking the midge hatch up river and down.


Quite fun for the lad.  And for the father in witness.


Quantity scratched off the list, I led the boy back down the braids in search of Quality.

Head hunting the bigger alphas amongst the beta chatter.


The fish never stood a chance. ;-)


Weather has been simply incredible and looking to stay that way- get on out there and follow your bliss my friends!

12 comments:

  1. Beautiful! This post is like a scene from my early teenage years with my dad. Sure miss the Juan... and fishin' with Dad.

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    1. I appreciate the sentiment 105, hope for much the same for my boy. RE: Juan.It will still be there when you need it- get yourself some gear and get after it! As the wise man once said- man cannot thrive on mtb alone. Man that guy is smart! ;-)

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  2. I'm extremely jealous..of the kid. Beautiful rainbows.

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    1. Well you got that right- thinking he lives a good life that one. ;-)

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  3. Interesting, I did not expect my OpenID to come up as a string of numbers (see post above). I'll have to work on that.

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    1. Hey now that's a familiar name Nate! How's the knee? Thx for checking in and stop back anytime! Mike

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    1. Thx for the kind words Jay, means a lot. M

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  5. Beautiful fish and photos. Looks like it was an outstanding trip.

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    1. Hey Brent! Looks like we both have an affinity for the finer things in life. Think I'll tag along on your adventures in the great state of ID. ;-). Mike

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  6. That's a long day trip! I've done it plenty of times, long ago...... Need to get back up there soon! Nice post :)

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    1. Yeah, it's a bit of a haul. But when you frequently travel 3 hours out for your day job, doesn't seem that much of a bother. Plus when you get in there, surrounded by pods of risers, you forget all about the drive, amirite? ;-)

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