Photos of the Day: Start ‘Em Young

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A proud dad with his future fishing buddy.

photo courtesy Kevin Empey

Guide Kevin Empey—of Circle Valley Anglers, in beautiful southern Utah—sent in these great pictures, along with the story behind them:

My wife and I have a five month old little girl, Avery, whom we took fly fishing for the first time today. It was a great time, as we fished a small pond and spotted numerous rainbow trout cruising the shallows. I tied on a size 16 Parachute Adams that the fish couldn’t resist. Avery had a great time being outside taking in all the sights and sounds. She wasn’t sure what to think about the fish though, but with a trout bum for a father, I’m not worried!

I’m sure we can expect to see Avery on our Women in Fly Fishing blog in the not-too-distant future.

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It looks as if Avery has got the grip figured out already.

photo courtesy Kevin Empey

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“Whoa.”

photo courtesy Kevin Empey

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