His "first" rainbow on a fly

by Greg Z

trying to learn the drift

My 9 year old son desperately wants to learn how to fly fish so he won't get left behind when I hit the river. So here are a couple of pictures from a recent trip on the BT. I actually hooked this one, but I let him fight and land it so he'd get the "feeling" and fuel his desire a bit more!

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Sep 07, 2010
I wish my son started out that young
by: Adam O

I was not able to get my son interested until much later in life after the video game phase set in. After a day on the river several years ago he said ,"why don't we just catch them on the Wii?" I stopped taking him as much until this summer when we did a two day camping trip in Rocky Mountain National Park. Over the course of the weekend he caught 30-40 fish and at the end of the trip said, "your right, it is more fun to catch them for real. Validation at last. Hope you have a fishing partner for life.

Sep 03, 2010
by: Anonymous

Very cool. Hopefully he will set the hook soon and be hooked for life!

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