1. When your checklist looks like this: Fall in βœ… Lose a nice fish βœ… Get stuck but think it's a fish and set the hook 🀷 βœ… Pink sage gives out and breaks after ...more "hook set" βœ… Change reel to back up rod βœ… Cast again and actually land your trooot! βœ… 10/10 would do it again! πŸ˜… Maybe without breaking my rod this time. Good thing I have the workweek to pace out my breaking and losing of things! πŸ˜‚

    Rainbow Trout with a Pat's Rubber Legs

    1. Ok, and by the way, I gotta have a hat like that too :) Do tell, Elisa!!!
    2. You're killing that Miracle Mile :) Love it, Elisa!! Make sure you stop for a burger at Sunset Grill :)
    3. Matt Brahm 0
      lol I have defiantly had that check list. all you can do is laugh and remember that you are fishing.
    4. Noah Shapiro 0
      Lmao
    5. the very rare mystical screaming fish!
    6. Roger Parker 0
      Always stunning!!!
    7. Noah Shapiro 0
      Nice
    8. Tony Callies 0
      Great Rainbow! Love seeing awesome shots of trout out there in the mountain west! Raise your glass to the mishaps cuz they make fishing that much more fun!
    9. Jerry catfish 0
      nice catch
    10. b ripoer 0
      Nice pic Elisa, let's hope sage can replace your pink rod. When the day is done sometimes you just have to laugh at all the mishaps and it makes a great story ...more ha ha....
    11. Were gonna need a bigger fridge!!!!!
    12. Elisa T 0
      it wasn't intentional Robert but you just gotta roll with it sometimes. Lol I'm still down my sage but that's why there's backups!
    13. Beautiful bow Elisa. Helluva checklist too.... like a rollercoaster! πŸ˜πŸ‘ Happy ending!
    14. Nice Rainbow ElisaπŸ‘
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  2. I think I need a little more practice holding the chunky girls! πŸ˜… Told y'all I have more pics coming! 😝

    Rainbow Trout with a Bead

    1. Jerry catfish 0
      very nice catch and pic
    2. Would love to show you Pathfinder for some awesome Walleye :) Elisa :)
    3. Fishidy is so awesome to meet sweet fish lovers like myself!!!!!!!!! And you too Elisa!!! Mircale mile is awesome. Been kinda crap for a few years but I think it ...more is back. Looked like the Mississippi for a few years but I think the trout are back :)
    4. LOL Would LOVE to get Fishy with ya, Elisa!!!! So cool that your enjoying your time in WY!!!!
    5. Elisa T 0
      Chris and Noah, y'all are right! I usually have a zillion pics with every fish so I can pick out the fridge hangers! Lol Practice helps too though if I can catch ...more em. πŸ˜‚
    6. Elisa T 0
      Bass Tracker how awesome!! Next time we head that way I'll have to see if you're free to get fishy!
    7. Noah Shapiro 0
      Yeah, fish pictures are hard. The most recent catch on my stream was a one in a million photos. Fish held perfectly good light etc. those never happen lol
    8. i thought you were just showing off your wedding ring! haha I've found that holding the fish is tough in the moment, the camera man has to tell you slide your ...more fingers down, angle the fish a certain way, etc or whatever. probably 1 in every 5-10 fish pictures come out exactly how we hope haha. my biggest concern is always trying not to make the fish look smaller than it actually is so the picture fully justifies the fish.
    9. love your pics
    10. I'm probably just upstream from you in walleye bay lol lol
    11. your cooking it Elisa!! I'm kicking it at Pathfinder with the walleye!!! would live to meet up!!! Fishergal!!@
    12. Noah Shapiro 0
      Lol
    13. Nice work Elisa!!! I need a bigger fridge!!!!
    14. Wowzers Elisa! You were killin them! You go girl! Waaaaaay better than Chris'!!!! Awesome pic as always! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
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  3. A little clouds never stopped me from fishing!

    Cutbow Trout with a Pat's Rubber Legs

    1. I'm lovin it!!!!!
    2. You take the best pics, El!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    3. Derek Stitt 0
      Great pic Elisa!!
    4. What a beautiful fish and amazing pic!πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ It may not be as good as your nails, but look at how well the cheek color matches the cap emblem!!!! πŸ˜‰
    5. Noah Shapiro 0
      Lol that's good Morris
    6. Fridge worthy greatness!!!....
    7. Gentlemen, we are in the presence of greatness!!!
    8. Noah Shapiro 0
      Nice Elisa
    9. b ripoer 0
      beautiful fish and background.
    10. john stimson 0
      awesome colors nice catch
    11. Jerry catfish 0
      very nice rainbow Elisa
    12. Kenneth Olivo 0
      Nice fish and photo
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  4. Happy girl, happy fish! Happy Sunday!! One fish kinda day so I was pretty excited to see this mug! If ya can't tell. Lol

    Cutbow Trout with a emerger

    1. Noah Shapiro 0
      So true lol
    2. Damn!@! your a happy fishergal!! April Volky all the way!!!!!!!!
    3. Jimbo Harwood 0
      Lol. Thank you for that lesson! πŸ˜‚
    4. Thank you Elisa,..... Now I'll be able to sleep tonight!πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ jk😁
    5. Elisa T 0
      πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ y'all are the best! Yeah I've been slacking on my nails. I do them myself and I got tired of them only lasting the weekend so I'm on a break. Lol ...more I'm looking to get a uv lamp though so I can do another type of polish that'll last! πŸ’ͺ Well, there's y'alls lesson on nail polish today. hahaha
    6. Beautiful Elisa!πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ And no paint on the nails Jimbo because she's not wearing a hat to match it to! 😁😁😁😁
    7. The Trout Queen strikes again:) WTG Elisa
    8. Jimbo Harwood 0
      Deffenitly can tell!! 😁😁 πŸ‘
    9. Jimbo Harwood 0
      WOW!! YOU ARE ON πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯ ELISA!! Congrats!! just one thing, no bright colors on them nails.. 🀣🀣
    10. Roger Parker 0
      Great catch Elisa!!
    11. Jerry catfish 0
      and that one is a beauty Elisa
    12. Noah Shapiro 0
      Nice
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  5. Happy Friday! This little lady is going to be quite the angler!! Well, she already is! So, watch out boys. 😜 11 (going on 12) years old and already hooking up ...more with big feesh! 😍 I love watching the kids get excited about fishing! I can really feel their enjoyment and it's great. My other favorite part is watching their interactions with their parents when they have one on the line like this or just caught their first fish! I didn't have this myself when I was growing up so it's really neat to see that experience from a third person view. Y'all are definitely raising them right! πŸ’•πŸ’•

    1. b ripoer 0
      It's all good Elisa, you were part of the experience that's what counts. Good times with friends and loved ones, and an awesome pic thanks for sharing.
    2. Elisa T 0
      I can't take the credit for this pic guys. That is me, my buddy, and his daughter! One of his co-workers was guiding at the same spot and took this pic!
    3. Derek Stitt 0
      Awesome action shot!
    4. Jimbo Harwood 0
      That's awesome Elisa!! that's a true Fisher man or gal, when. you still get excited over someone else catching the fish!! VERRY COOL!! πŸ˜ŠπŸ‘
    5. Jerry catfish 0
      Looks like you guys and gals were really having a blast Elisa
    6. f1zhn man 0
      the rod bend. .... YES !!!
    7. That has to be one of the best, if not the best, pic on here. Awesome shot Elisa. And kudos to you for taking her! FISH ON!!!!!πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
    8. john stimson 0
      great shot ,best cameraman on fishidy I think
    9. Noah Shapiro 0
      Nice Elisa
    10. b ripoer 0
      That s awesome, it's so fun taking kids hunting and fishing and your right their face says it all, very cool pic, and yes she is learning well, Love the drift ...more boat that's a trip on my list for sure. Raise em right.
    11. Elisa T 0
      Don't worry Roger. She's a catch and release angler! πŸ˜‰
    12. Elisa T 0
      Chris, 24 for me! I just love it though! I always try to convince my friends to let me take their kids fishing. Lol This girl's dad is a guide though so she's ...more totally covered!
    13. very cool. i had to teach myself to fish when i was 26! I feel robbed of 26 years of fishing so i'm glad this kid had these opportunities! good stuff!
    14. Kenneth Olivo 0
      Nice!!!
    15. Roger Parker 0
      That is awesome Elisa!!! I agree, she will have a head start on most just because of her upbringing,, a great future awaits her!! She just needs to make sure she ...more leaves a few big ones in there for us men to catch!! :)
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  6. Take me back!! First time I've been comfortably able to wear shorts all day!! πŸ™Œ Such a beautiful day with some great company! *Same fish from yesterday but ...more I had to share this shot too!*

    Rainbow Trout with a bead

    1. Noah Shapiro 0
      Notice that ring on her hand roger ;)
    2. Hello Elisa you catch the most beautiful fish😊 and you are so pretty keep up the good work pretty girl😘 and always have fun .you look so happy fishing
    3. Kenneth Olivo 0
      Sweet fish Eli that things long!
    4. Elisa T 0
      😁 Thanks y'all!#
    5. b ripoer 0
      very nice pic. and a beautiful fish.
    6. Noah Shapiro 0
      Nice
    7. Wowzers! What a gorgeous fish and background! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘Get it printed Chris!
    8. Rich Pardy 0
      Awesome pic as always!!
    9. Yes it's. Fridge worthy pic !!!
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  7. I got to spend my birthday weekend in Wyoming!! I'm so lucky to have friends all over that are willing to meet up with me and show me a few tricks! Prolly my ...more biggest catch of the trip! 😁 Get ready for all the posts!! 😝

    22 in. Rainbow Trout with a bead

    1. yummy!! trout!!
    2. Happy late birthday! Looks like you spent some time on my old stomping grounds. I love the mile. I haven't been there in years, though.
    3. Noah Shapiro 0
      Ooooh, art you know she has a boyfriend ;)
    4. Art Carbajal 0
      The fish is almost as beautiful as you are
    5. b ripoer 0
      Happy birthday, sounds like a wonderful trip especially with friends. Congratulations
    6. Elisa T 0
      It's ok. That's what warranties are for! That's a bummer Morris. It rained the last night there so getting out of there was fun. Lol
    7. Noah Shapiro 0
      Darn that pink sage was a pretty good fly rod
    8. Dang!! Hate to hear about the sage! When I was there in Wyoming we caught them really good the first day. The next day the lake turned over and it was pea soup.
    9. Elisa T 0
      Lol no worries Morris! I have heard good things about the San Juan! That is crazy! I definitely shoulda got me a 6wt for this trip. I fished 5wt all weekend, lost ...more some big ones, and broke my pink sage. All worth it though! πŸ˜„ And now I'll be more prepared. πŸ’ͺ
    10. Oh and forgive me!!! Happy Birthday:))
    11. Elisa it is an awesome place and very remote too!if you get down to the Navajo dam in northern NM. San Juan tail waters. It's sick fishing!!! I quit taking ...more pics of 20-22" trout. Started with my 4 weight and had to go to a 6 WT . They were taking almost all my backing on the 4. Did I mention that they were taking size 20-22 zebra and blood midges?
    12. Elisa T 0
      I'll be waiting for those fridge pics again! πŸ˜œπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
    13. Elisa T 0
      Morris. Only once!? It's definitely my favorite place to camp and fish!
    14. Elisa T 0
      Thanks for the birthday wishes y'all! Noah it's @texinco
    15. Def!
    16. Fridge worthy!!!!
    17. Awesome shot Elisa and beautiful Bow!!!πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ Happy Birthday!!!!πŸŽ‚πŸ°πŸ§πŸŽπŸŽ‰πŸŽŠ
    18. john stimson 0
      Great catch & pic
    19. Erich Senft 0
      Nice job poppin em on a bead
    20. perfect!
    21. I fished there a few years ago. Beautiful Bow and pic as always Elisa. WTG
    22. Noah Shapiro 0
      Nice rainbow, and welcome back Elisa. Long time no see Btw what was your insta again
    23. Roger Parker 0
      Beautiful fish, great view.. awesome pic Elisa!!
    24. f1zhn man 0
      H.B.D....FOR SURE
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  8. Sorry I've been MIA! I have not been fishing as much as I'd like. 😩 Brown town all day on the Pooooooder! Lol I caught a really nice last cast cuttybow ...more but he is now Friday's fish flop picture on reserve. πŸ˜‚ Also, I lost my tripod so it was a selfie day! Lol

    Brown Trout with a Greg's Emerger

    1. he lied to me morris...he told me i was!
    2. Noah Shapiro 0
      Nice! What a beautiful fish
    3. You're just not fridge worthy Chris!!!!:)
    4. Hahaha yeah! Rich never framed my crappie bear pic! 😑
    5. Elisa T 0
      Thanks y'all!
      For reel Christopher! I need to get you guys another good fridge-hanger. πŸ˜‚
    6. You need to fish more!...very disappointed! great picture and fish though! : )
    7. Jimbo Harwood 0
      Another Great Fish!! you deffenitly put some of us to shame.. 😁😎 Keep up the good work, and hope you can get out a little bit more.😁
    8. Kenneth Olivo 0
      Nice fish ELI!
    9. Matt Brahm 0
      nice looking brown πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ boy do I miss fly fishing in co.
    10. You got style and fishing skills, El
    11. Robert Coleman 0
      And we can't forget how you always color coordinate!..... Nails and the fish in the cap! 😁 Great pic Elisa!!!!!πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
    12. Elisa T 0
      Thanks Morris!! I always appreciate your comments! πŸ€— I'd say my biggest accomplishment is I am finally starting to remember and recognize the names of flies! ...more Lol
    13. It's been a lot of fun watching you become an excellent trout angler. Nice work Elisa.
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  9. Brown Trout with a rs2

    1. um, nice!!
    2. Pretty fish
    3. Noah Shapiro 0
      All of her pics should be in a magazine. she caries a good camera with her when she goes fishing, not just her phone like us.
    4. Roger Parker 0
      Beautiful pic, it should be in a magazine!!
    5. Elisa T 0
      😎 Rich! Who's getting in trouble this time!? πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
    6. Rich Pardy 0
      Another fridge worthy photo :)
    7. Rob O 0
      Awesome pic, pretty fish , beautiful country and Great Smile !
    8. Elisa T 0
      Robert I am still a little sore from that day. Falling and fishing so hard for the troots did a little number on me! But at least I still looked fashionable...BahahaπŸ˜‚
    9. Elisa T 0
      Thanks y'all!! Morris it was a nice day so I figured why not!? πŸ€·πŸ˜‚ I just wanted to get a closer look at what the trout were eating. 😜
    10. Robert Coleman 0
      Hope you didn't get hurt on the slip! Beautiful brown & background Elisa. And once again, color coordinating the nails with the front of the waders! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ˜‰
    11. Noah Shapiro 0
      She's back! Nice fish
    12. Nice trout and pic as always:)
    13. I think you should wait until July/ August before you go diving in Elisa!!!! :)
    14. nice job ElisaπŸ‘good pic.
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  10. Throw back Thursday too because I couldn't decide which pic I like best! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

    Cutbow Trout with a Pink egg

    1. Elisa T 0
      πŸ˜‚ Erich it's okay. WE ALL HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM HERE!! Hope you get your monster King Mackerel! 🀞
    2. Elisa T 0
      Thanks y'all!! Rich you definitely should. It's my secret weapon. πŸ€πŸ˜‚
    3. Rich Pardy 0
      I gotta start color coordinating my clothes with my fish lol Awesome pic as always!!
    4. Chris Hoakley 0
      The fish is smiling πŸ˜€πŸŸ
    5. Robert Coleman 0
      Let's go with THIS one! Can't see the nail polish as well, but more smile! Lol πŸ˜πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
    6. Erich Senft 0
      That's a baller catch. Lost my best Steelie ever @ Tippy Damn in Michigan this past November...it fell out of the net into zebra mussels and cut the line..HUGE. ...more Chasing a trophy since. I'm in Naples for the next two weeks trying to catch a monster King Mackeral. Wading on a beach casting into an outward inlet current. Anyways, clearly I have issues. That's a really nice fish
    7. Wade Bowles 0
      That's a beauty! Nice catch
    8. Beautiful
    9. Noah Shapiro 0
      Nice
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Native TEXAN. Still learning the fishy ways. Fishing Colorado. Currently working on learning to fly fish! Fishidy Ambassador.


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  • Species Trout
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