Stacey & Hy on the Fly

It took so much time to tie a fly on, that I shied away from doing it - so I opted to try an experiment to see if I could "shadow cast" (like on a certain movie that we all love), and convince the fish that a hatch had just begun. The only time this worked was one time when I was sight casting to a fish with a hopper pattern on. I cast the fly many times over, letting it drift over a huge and beautiful fine spotted cutthroat trout. Determined, I locked in my concentration..
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