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Wyoming Cast and Blast

Wyoming Cast and Blast
« on: January 30, 2018, 09:08:04 AM »
https://imgur.com/gallery/szca6

Son - Vanguard2 257 WBY
Me - 257 WBY Ultralight
Both shot 115 BST

We burned points last fall and had a great DIY trip.  He's in school in Colorado, so we went late during his fall break.  After tagging out, we spent a couple of days fly fishing the Miracle Mile.

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Re: Wyoming Cast and Blast
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2018, 02:54:14 PM »
Some quality critters you and your son bagged. Well done. The .257 done the job real well..
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Re: Wyoming Cast and Blast
« Reply #2 on: January 30, 2018, 10:06:09 PM »
Congrats to you and your son for tagging out on a DIY antelope hunt. I'd say your son is a pretty good fly fisherman too.
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Re: Wyoming Cast and Blast
« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2018, 03:47:35 AM »
Well done to both.  Did you guys eat the fish, or is it catch & release?

Re: Wyoming Cast and Blast
« Reply #4 on: January 31, 2018, 06:08:14 AM »
The 257's strike again.Congrats.Very nice fish also.What area did you hunt and fish?
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Re: Wyoming Cast and Blast
« Reply #5 on: January 31, 2018, 04:02:18 PM »
I don't recall what the fish rules were, but we released.  Yes, son is a good fly fisherman.  Much better than dad. haha.  We were in unit 74 for the goats.  I had 9 points and he had 5, so we went in together. 

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Re: Wyoming Cast and Blast
« Reply #6 on: January 31, 2018, 04:07:32 PM »
Nice Goats and Fish. Looks like a fun trip!
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Re: Wyoming Cast and Blast
« Reply #7 on: February 01, 2018, 11:10:21 AM »
Great pics! I'm in the midst of planning a DIY hunt this year in WY with my wife and son. I haven't made a decision yet on exactly what type of .257 load to take, but I was thinking 110gr Accubond. What led you to the 115 BST? Glad it worked for you!

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Re: Wyoming Cast and Blast
« Reply #8 on: March 15, 2018, 08:19:24 PM »
With the exception of a couple years, I have always combined my Wyoming hunt with 2-3 days of Flyfishing. Big Buffalo carp in a steam flowing into a small reservoir.
Small stream trout, larger rivers for throwing 6 streamers for big browns and rainbows  (5-11lb.) and even 15-20 walleyes. 28 years ago a giant pike, for Wyoming, on Keyhole reservoir. I released it and figure it weighed over 15 lbs. Ive caught dozens of pike in Michigan that were 20 lbs.plus so a good educated guess on this Wyoming pike. I caught it on a 2 stonefly in two feet of clear water casting to a small school of rainbows.
Please do some flyfishing in Wyoming. Its just the ticket to relax at a fishing cottage to heal the body after hunting or before the hunt to get acclimated to the elevation difference.
« Last Edit: March 20, 2018, 08:49:56 AM by Michiganhunter »
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