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Finally have seen the sun after all the rain we have had in the last week.  My oldest son and I decided that we should go fishing this morning, so we loaded up and launched our kayaks at dawn.  Water level at our favorite lake was still about 5ft above normal but we were confident that we could still find some gills.  Caught a few on top water around flooded structure but went with a bead eye dragon fly nymph to connect with the bigger onesCollin of course had to keep at it until he got the best of the day fish.  We had to really work at it to find them, but managed to have a good morning,  All the rain has help keep water temps a little cooler than normal for July.  Hopefully lake level will be back to normal by next weekend, if we don't get any more monsoons.

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Comment by Leo Nguyen on July 16, 2013 at 10:39am

Great outing Rex! Keep those outing logs coming.

Comment by Vince Fusco on July 13, 2013 at 4:46pm

Good pics Rex, and some good gills too.We just had another downpour over here in GA., and they are calling for more rain tomorrow. Crazy weather this summer to say the least. Our high today was 77 deg.!! 

Comment by John Sheehan on July 13, 2013 at 4:24pm

Good choice goin fishin !! Nice Kayaks ,pics and report!

Comment by Tinknocker1 on July 13, 2013 at 2:13pm

great pics ! man we had our share of rain in the last 2 weeks

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