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    Hey Guys

    Just a quick video report on a recent trip to Highland Lodge.

    7 Anglers went up for about 5 nights.

    Fishing was off and on, we had three cold fronts go through over the period we stay, and it went from crystal clear days, to snow and hail.

    The fish played along and everyone got into some sizeable fish. Fly choices went from leeches, zonkers, chironomids, woolly buggers, soft hackles and nymphs. Lots of big fish, a few over 10lbs, and some stockies in between.

    It was bloody cold, the mercury hovering below zero in the early mornings.

    All in all it was a great trip, really looking forward to heading back!

    Jade

    https://vimeo.com/72546499
    Check out some of my FF pics - http://www.flickr.com/photos/30562135@N07/

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    thank you very much!
    some lovely fish. definitely on my to do list now!

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    Wow, superb video Jade, nicely done mate... some fantastic fish in the mix there.... thanks for sharing bud, really enjoyed that..
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    nice video, thanks for sharing. Looks like some strong fish ... must get off my butt and organise a trip there
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    Thanks very much Guys. Its a killer spot, love it up there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JadeDsantos View Post
    Thanks very much Guys. Its a killer spot, love it up there.

    J
    Nice vid! Need to get there more often (or just get there period)!! It's 100.4km exactly to Spurwing from my gate.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JadeDsantos View Post
    Hey Guys

    Just a quick video report on a recent trip to Highland Lodge.

    7 Anglers went up for about 5 nights.

    Fishing was off and on, we had three cold fronts go through over the period we stay, and it went from crystal clear days, to snow and hail.

    The fish played along and everyone got into some sizeable fish. Fly choices went from leeches, zonkers, chironomids, woolly buggers, soft hackles and nymphs. Lots of big fish, a few over 10lbs, and some stockies in between.

    It was bloody cold, the mercury hovering below zero in the early mornings.

    All in all it was a great trip, really looking forward to heading back!

    Jade

    https://vimeo.com/72546499
    Very nicely done video Jade, thanks for sharing, I really enjoyed it. Some very nice fish there!

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    Lovely Clip well done Jade! The fish seem to be in good condition! Thanks for sharing!
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