Originally Posted by GR8LAKES FLYER
Way too cool brother
I remember you introducing me to the Sir Charles and instantly I became infatuated with the pattern and tied up a few of them because it was such a fun pattern to tie
But tying stream side and then swinging the fly and hooking a fish .... that's next level stuff right there
My cap is off to you my brother
BTW, your wife captured the moment very well.
My lass was a trooper that day, Mike. Her camera over water was not something in her comfort zone...it made for a fun memory. Glad you enjoyed the images, I will pass that along to her.
Originally Posted by Greenbuttbomber
Pretty darned impressive I'd say! And a cool old pattern.
Thanks, Loren. It was a fun little project that I don't foresee attempting again...anytime soon, at least. Cheers!
Great photo essay. Thanks for sharing.
Thank you, Dan. Merry Christmas.
Originally Posted by Steelchromedome
Very cool Adrian! Love those shots. The shot of the flexed rod is extra cool. That should be a poster. Thanks for sharing these.
I am fortunate she got a shot of that flexed rod, Nate. It does look kinda fun.
Very nice! Love how the fly looks after being wet.
I agree, Josie...I dig flies before they get fished, but really enjoy them even more when they are wet.
Join us next month when Adrian, out for a walk, spots a fish in a tailout. He quickly ties a Jock Scott with his left hand, builds a bamboo rod with his right, and lands the fish before lunch.
Just grins over here, Lyle. Wish you and yours a wonderful holiday season!
Hats off to you, Brother. You make it all look so easy.
The prep work was the difficult part. Wife:"You want me to wake up early, bring my camera to the river, and take pictures of you tying a fly on the river?" Me: "Sure, it'll be fun". Wife: "You're crazy"... and so it went