With the high winds forecasted, I was weighing my options on what to do for the first day of my holidays. When my buddy Charles Sim fired me a text asking if I wanted to join him steelheading for the day I jumped at it. I’m not a huge fan of steelheading on the Ontario side of the lake due to crowds but it was a week day a week and a half after the season opened. Crowds should be gone!
Well they were, which was great.
Charles was breaking in a new float reel that now officially makes him a steelheader! I know this because every fish he hooked he announced “I’m a Steelheader!”. Funny guy!
It wasn’t long before I dubbed the day the “Charles show”. He was a man on a mission and the Steelies were defenseless to his mad skills. I knew this because he told me! HAHA!
I saw a whole lot of this!
It was such a fun day on the tribs with only seeing 3 other guys all day it was a treat to play with these gorgeous fish.
You are probably wondering if I even caught a fish?!?!?! I did, despite the rubber hooks I must have packed! I’ve never lost so many fish in my life!
New PB steel for me from a trib.
Despite getting my butt handed to me by Charles and the fish I had a freakin’ blast!
Thanks for the day Charles!