We met up with Derek DeYoung with Canvas Fish at the Fly Tackle Dealer show in down in Reno. He said that he had rowed our boat and was interested in getting one. Not just any one…..a DeYoung edition. We started working on it and two and a half months later here is the result. To find even more pics of what we’re doing (10% off all used boats until Nov. 3rd) go to our facebook page and click “Like” page since your there.
Join us for our Open House on Nov. 03, ’12! We’ll have food, specials, and a raffle for some great prizes. Top prize is a FREE Adipose ‘Flow’ for the 2013 general fishing season!! Raffle tickets are $5 each. All proceeds are going to Montana Project Healing Waters.
What are you waiting for? Contact us for your tickets today!
If you’re looking for something to do this weekend besides watching football or hunting there is the 2012 Spay Gathering on the Clearwater this Saturday (Sept. 29th 2012). We will have a drift boat and this sled there to check out.
Sometimes you see things and the only words that you can get out is “That Was Awesome!” Here’s a little story that left me with that.
While down fishing at Casa Blanca this past May I saw something I will more than likely not, never see again:
The weather was tough for the first 6 days with almost no visibility. Being a determined Permit angler I chose to grind on low numbers (deadliest catch lingo) of Permit. The second to last day the clouds broke and I started seeing fish. The fish were not interested in anything I threw and were being Permit. However this got me thinking I have one more day to get it done, and the bad weather seamed to be passing. The next day there was not a cloud in the sky. The first Permit I threw to ate the fly ran 20 feet towards the boat and came unpinned. He instantly started looking for what had just escaped him and at that point the boat was on top of him and he spooked. The next shot was uneventful as my fly was no where near the fish. The third shot was the money shot, two fish coming in at 11:00 first cast was on them I came tight and immediately broke him off (bad knot). At this point my blood was boiling and I was ready to give up Permit fishing for good. Thankfully my guide yelled grab the other rod which had a Spawning shrimp on. I threw to the same two fish and came tight with no unpinning or breaking! When I got him back to the boat we got some pictures and as I was about to let him go I noticed a piece of line hanging out of his mouth. I got my fly back! The same fish ate 2 flies in less than a minuet. Which ended my trip on a “That Was Awesome” note
We forgot to tell you……..It was an amazing time at HeadHunters fly shop they had great food and entertainment. To our knowledge they did something that hasn’t been done before: the first drift boat drive in. Fly fishing Legend Brian O’Keefe put on a great video presentation which was filmed from lot’s of locations all over the world. Here’s a tid bit of the video. What made the biggest impression was the most is watching him throw. Mike was happily throwing the Sage Circa 4# about 80ft and feeling pretty good about himself until Brian walks up and throws 105+’……respect your elders! If you were there did notice the fly rod did not get picked up again?……Pretty tough act to follow! Make sure you check out Catch Magazine Kudos and Thanks to Brian O’Keefe and HeadHunters Fly Shop!