One of My Best Trout Fishing Days by Tim Romano
OK, I have to gloat, just a little…
I spent a good chunk of the day yesterday on Spinney Mountain Reservoir with my friend John Perizzolo. John guides for Breckenridge Outfitters and is the inventor of a tungsten putty product called Mojo Mud.
While I'm not much of a big lake angler — as it intimidates me to some extent — I do believe the action yesterday might have changed my mind.
It was a fish-catching bonanza! One of the best trout fishing days I've had in a while. I'm not exaggerating when I say this: For a couple hours, almost every cast connected with an 18- to 20-inch rainbow that jumped multiple times and took me into my backing. We also lost a couple of fish that had to be pushing 24 to 25 inches...
Typically, I really like to tell the whole story, and get the flavor of the situation, location, etc. Yesterday was different. It was all about the fish, and LOTS of them. Heck, I barely shot that many photos, and half the ones I took were blurred from my excitement on the way to put down the camera and pick up the rod again.
What about you? Have you ever had a day like this while fishing on a big lake for big trout? It's got me thinking about fish finders, trolling motors and waypoints for sure.
Don't miss this fun day with special fly fishing presentations, doorbuster deals, casting demonstrations, drawings and prizes and more!
Women's Fly Tying class series: Class 3, Advanced tying techniques, Dry flies