Van Campen 11/7/19

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dbarr15
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Van Campen 11/7/19

Post by dbarr15 » Wed Nov 07, 2018 9:47 pm

When most of major rivers are blown-out with all the rain the Van Campen was really nice and pretty clear. Took my 7.5 3WT and worked the potion north of Millbrook Village. Productive day and some great weather.
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Re: Van Campen 11/7/19

Post by dbarr15 » Wed Nov 07, 2018 9:50 pm

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Re: Van Campen 11/7/19

Post by lightenup » Wed Nov 07, 2018 10:53 pm

Love those fish...

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Re: Van Campen 11/7/19

Post by cappy » Thu Nov 08, 2018 5:12 am

Nice pics thank you. What is the fly, looks pretty bare?

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Re: Van Campen 11/7/19

Post by martalus » Thu Nov 08, 2018 8:19 am

Were you finding good numbers of fish?

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Re: Van Campen 11/7/19

Post by dbarr15 » Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:05 am

Yes - good numbers of fish, nothing of size but just fun to catch.
The fly is Tim's "Simple Midge Larva" and works great. I tie them in black, brown, gray, and cream. I use silver ex-small ribbing.

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Re: Van Campen 11/7/19

Post by martalus » Fri Nov 09, 2018 2:02 am

More brookies or bows?

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Re: Van Campen 11/7/19

Post by coaltrout » Fri Nov 09, 2018 8:11 pm

Great looking fish, I love how simple yet effective that fly is.

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Re: Van Campen 11/7/19

Post by Twism86 » Sat Nov 10, 2018 1:03 pm

Fishing the midge solo or as a dropper?
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Re: Van Campen 11/7/19

Post by dbarr15 » Sun Nov 11, 2018 7:56 am

Mostly rainbows.
That fly is great, I used it under a FBPT but all fish were caught with the midge.

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