My son's first trout

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My son's first trout

Postby duramax » Tue Mar 08, 2016 8:57 am

So I was relocated to Little Rock with my job a few months ago. I've found the the fishing opportunities are almost endless. So I decided to bring my 3 y/o son with me fishing the last two weekends. We fished a farm pond last summer a couple times and he's caught a few bluegill and small bass, but I decided I'd take him out for some real fishing about 2 weeks ago. We fished for walleye and only ended up with a couple spotted bass. Even though we only caught 2 fish in 4 hours, he still wanted to stay longer and showed no signs of being bored. I decided that this past weekend we'd go and fish for trout so I would be more certain the fishing action with be more consistent. We shifted to fishing for trout after an hour of trolling for walleye to no avail. I brought bait and bobbers for him, but it was inline spinners that were the ticket. We'd hook up almost every other cast and he reeled in a couple. However he really got a kick out of netting them. So I'd hook them, and he'd net them. This went on for about an hour or so. We cruised down river after that and he "drove" the boat as we drifted and I threw big crankbaits for a bit to try and entice a smallie, but I was interrupted by work phone calls as I was on call this weekend. We called it quits after about a 4 hour fishing trip again, and his drive never faded a bit.

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Re: My son's first trout

Postby Denduke » Tue Mar 08, 2016 11:29 am

Great! He's got heck of a teacher. Later, "fliegen gerate-fliegenrute"
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Re: My son's first trout

Postby bmanning3 » Tue Mar 08, 2016 7:11 pm

I'll never forget my first.......... Trout,that is..

He's hooked now, it is an incredible sport and community to be involved in.
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Re: My son's first trout

Postby Smoke68 » Mon Mar 14, 2016 7:44 am

Awesome pics duramax. You still enjoying that G3? I ended up selling mine.
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Re: My son's first trout

Postby duramax » Mon Mar 14, 2016 8:47 am

Smoke68 wrote:Awesome pics duramax. You still enjoying that G3? I ended up selling mine.


The boat is great. Tons of room, extremely stable, and floats in ankle deep water.
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Re: My son's first trout

Postby DeltaCotton12 » Mon Mar 14, 2016 11:55 am

I do not remember my first trout on an ultra lite but I do remember my first trout on my fly rod. Haven't picked up a spinning reel In 2 years. All fly rod.

Awesome stuff. Thanks for sharing.
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Re: My son's first trout

Postby duramax » Wed Mar 16, 2016 8:13 am

DeltaCotton12 wrote:I do not remember my first trout on an ultra lite but I do remember my first trout on my fly rod. Haven't picked up a spinning reel In 2 years. All fly rod.

Awesome stuff. Thanks for sharing.


Normally I only fly fish for trout, but we were just trying to put fish in the boat that day in any manner possible.
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