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Knock Knock

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Knock Knock

Postby Brookflyguy » March 19th, 2014, 10:41 pm

Hey guys,

Thought I would check out this forum, I've heard nothing but good things about this forum, great community, positive vibes, etc.

Been on the fly for the past 10 years, I'm based in the San Francisco bay area, and most of my local waters are in the Northern Sierras. I spent my summers at my family cabin located on Echo Lake in the Desolation wilderness, so the sierras are my second home. Got to love the plethora of high mountain glacial lakes along with all of the streams and creeks up there!
I look forward to chatting with the rest of you trout bums.

- Eric
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Re: Knock Knock

Postby Sasha » March 19th, 2014, 10:46 pm

Welcome to the madhouse!
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Re: Knock Knock

Postby darrin terry » March 19th, 2014, 11:10 pm

Welcome! Looking forward to hearing some tales of the northern Sierra.
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Re: Knock Knock

Postby Papasequoia » March 19th, 2014, 11:36 pm

Welcome, Eric!
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A wild trout is too precious a resource to be caught only once. Lee Wulff
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Re: Knock Knock

Postby WanderingBlues » March 20th, 2014, 10:01 am

Welcome to the site. It's a pretty laid back crew. The only unintended consequence of joining is you may find a collection of bums at the front door of your cabin someday. Throw beer at them and they settle down.
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Re: Knock Knock

Postby RichardCullip » March 20th, 2014, 11:29 am

Welcome aboard
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Re: Knock Knock

Postby silverlaker » March 20th, 2014, 2:16 pm

Welcome! I look forward to seeing some norcal reports - I do miss fishing up there sometimes.

Tom
Fish always lose by being "got in and dressed." It is best to weigh them while they are in the water. The only really large one I ever caught got away with my leader when I first struck him. He weighed ten pounds. —Charles Dudley Warner
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