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Old 11-03-2001, 09:31 PM
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My first salmon

Today on Conneaut creek, a tributary to Lake Erie in Ohio, mayflyman caught his first salmon.
A Coho that measured 33 inches tip-to-tail. It was just two feet away from me when it hit the "EGG SUCKING LEACH" fly pattern, what a rush!
I just got bit by the salmon-bug...
It was my first outing with my new Orvis 9-wt rod, risking the use of a bad pun; I'm hooked.
"Somewhere, over the rainbows. I'll cast my fly...."
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