Got our for a float with some cool dudes. Met up at a boat launch on a Northern stretch of the Des Plains River (DPR) about 7 AM. Spotted this at the boat launch out of the corner of my eye, and got a good lauch out of it. I have a simple humor, and I’m a little upset, I didn’t think about this. HA!
Here’s looking at you!
The Float Crew this trip……
Urban Assault Fly Fishing – Dave
Marcus – DPR Pro
No Intro needed.
Not pictured are Dan and Saul.
4 Kayaks, 1 Canoe, and a partridge in a pear tree.
Dave tied up some big weedless frog flies, and gave me one. It’s just a super sized version of a Gutless Frog pattern, and they’re awesome! Both Dave and I tossed the top water for awhile. I had a small pike fly completely out of the water trying to eat it…It was AWESOME!! Unfortunately, none of us hooked up with any top water pike. I was 0 for 3 or 4…I forget. Dave hooked up with 2 pike, and I forgot how the others fared.
9 AM…is it too early for a cold one on the river????……………..NAHHHHH
Thanks, for bringing the brewski’s, Dave!! I got ’em next time.
UA Dave and a solid DPR Pike.
DanK got a good shot of UA Dave and I in his canoe approaching the take out spot, and getting in some lasts casts. This is the very spot that I caught my first pike on the DPR. T’was a good float Gents. You would have thought with the overcast conditions that the fishing would have been popping off, but it wasn’t. Next time!