September 22nd, 2003
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My First Fish!
By Aaron Solomonson, Arlington, MN
We get down there and I get into my hip boots
and get out my spinning rod and reel. We get
about 750 yds. up the river and we come to a
long pool on the side of a cliff. My uncle
spotted a nice fish at the tail end of the pool.
He said, "Aaron would you like to try fly-fishing?"
I said sure, so he handed me the rod and gave me
instructions on casting and where to put the #14
Pheasant Tail Nymph.
First cast was way off. It landed in a deep riffle
and nothing happened. I picked it up and cast it
ahead of the pool it drifted down in there the fish
didn't move. I did it a second time. This time the
fish turned and took the fly he took off up the pool.
My uncle told me to raise the rod slightly so I did.
5 minutes later I pulled in the 16 inch rainbow. ~ Aaron Solomonson
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