Any other fly fishers here?

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    I feel the fever coming back on. After 5 years of "starting the business," I am stepping out more often after Christmas and taking more time to myself and my family. First on the list is a return to my favorite waters in western NC (Nant, Robbinsville, Davidson, the Park, and others) which means a week or two of tying and getting the gear ready beforehand. After NC, its on to Virgina and the S.F of the Holston, the Watauga, and the Smith.

    Who else is obsessed like me, and where do you fish?
     
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    I am not obseessed, however I used to fly fish a lot. And various other types of fishing as well.
    A good friend now fishes the Red Man fishing circuit.
     
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    I learned to use a fly rod on bass and bream, and still do occasionally, but I caught my first trout 25 years ago, and it ruined me. I lived on Lake Martin in Alabama for 20 years, but burned out on bass. You fish for bass......but you hunt trout :)

    I will admit though, there is nothing more fun than bedding bream and a 1wt rod! (unless they're bedding in a COLD river) :)
     
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    Big bluegill in the spring with small Gains yellow rubber legs poppers is lots of fun.
    I have fished trout in Oregon, Washington, NC , Idaho, etc.
    I lived in Oregon for a while and in NC as well. I have a friend who runs a hunting fishing lodge in Idaho.
     
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    Fly fish? No. But I am pretty handy with one of these.

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    this thread is not abbout sexual perversions.
     
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    Too bad. Ya almost had me hooked........
     
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    And for Samson you do not fly fish for squid.
     
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    I could never figure out fly fishing.

    I prefer deep sea bottom fishing. There just doesn't seem to be any thrill unless there are things in the water that can swallow you whole.
     
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