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#6416934 - 08/20/16 11:52 AM Son's First Flyfishing Trip - Gunnison River
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I had an opportunity to fish the Gunnison River outside of Crested Butte with my son last week. It was his first fly trip ever and my first trout/river trip. We had a blast. He out-fished me, 8-6. We caught a nice mixture of rainbows and browns.

His first fish:


Fish on!


The big fish of the day. It went close to 20":


Edited by Slim (08/20/16 11:58 AM)
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#6416966 - 08/20/16 12:08 PM Re: Son's First Flyfishing Trip - Gunnison River [Re: Slim]
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Pretty cools stuff
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#6416970 - 08/20/16 12:15 PM Re: Son's First Flyfishing Trip - Gunnison River [Re: Slim]
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What a great day and great experience....he will carry that with him for the rest of his life... up
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#6417015 - 08/20/16 01:08 PM Re: Son's First Flyfishing Trip - Gunnison River [Re: SnakeWrangler]
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cheers clap up
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#6417025 - 08/20/16 01:11 PM Re: Son's First Flyfishing Trip - Gunnison River [Re: SnakeWrangler]
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Originally Posted By: SnakeWrangler
What a great day and great experience....he will carry that with him for the rest of his life... up


Yes sir!
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#6417032 - 08/20/16 01:15 PM Re: Son's First Flyfishing Trip - Gunnison River [Re: Slim]
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Thats memorie's brother,You and your son your son will NEVER FORGET up
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#6417145 - 08/20/16 03:11 PM Re: Son's First Flyfishing Trip - Gunnison River [Re: Slim]
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Well done cheers

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#6417161 - 08/20/16 03:23 PM Re: Son's First Flyfishing Trip - Gunnison River [Re: Slim]
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Outstanding, Great Pics up
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#6417178 - 08/20/16 03:47 PM Re: Son's First Flyfishing Trip - Gunnison River [Re: Slim]
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Looks like one heck of a time. up

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#6417238 - 08/20/16 04:28 PM Re: Son's First Flyfishing Trip - Gunnison River [Re: Slim]
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That's awesome. Congrats on a successful trip.
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#6417260 - 08/20/16 04:41 PM Re: Son's First Flyfishing Trip - Gunnison River [Re: Slim]
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Wow, what a day. That's awesome. When my boy was about 10 I took him along on a business trip and we fished Lee's Ferry, Utah, using green wooly buggers. I cooked his first trout in a foil pack over a campfire with a splash of beer, lemon, salt and pepper. He's pushing 30 now and still talks about that as the "best fish he's ever had."
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#6417316 - 08/20/16 05:26 PM Re: Son's First Flyfishing Trip - Gunnison River [Re: Slim]
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Good stuff and great pics. Love the Gunny and the area around Almont. Some great private water over on the East River too.

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#6417328 - 08/20/16 05:31 PM Re: Son's First Flyfishing Trip - Gunnison River [Re: Slim]
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coolpics Looks like a fun trip!

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#6417468 - 08/20/16 07:08 PM Re: Son's First Flyfishing Trip - Gunnison River [Re: Slim]
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Bet that was a lot of fun. Looks like a trip I would enjoy.
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#6417521 - 08/20/16 07:33 PM Re: Son's First Flyfishing Trip - Gunnison River [Re: Slim]
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Registered: 08/20/11
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Love it. Headed up in October. Cant wait.
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