Category Archives: Blog

Water thoughts, and fishing epiphanies.

Summer season

Thought I would share the joy….My buddy Andy scored his Brown on a sz 18 Baetis dry. Practice does make perfect……… We have clouds today! Always nice to get a break from the sun………The fish do not like it much……..so … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Leave a comment

Summer time!

We are hard into summer…… Had a young fisherman out this week. We stalked a nice brown, his first, and it looked like the fish was going to win! But this guy had more game than the fish. He said…NO! … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Leave a comment

Ants, Termites…..

Last evening, as I walked back to the truck, I saw a dead tree swarming with Brewers Blackbirds…….no other trees had any activity, so I went to take a look. Termites were emerging in large numbers. Some birds ate them … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Leave a comment

Doin Dries

He isn’t that big….but he ate a dry. That means, for those who fish no other way, it’s time to fish…..   Just because I fish every way under the sun, doesn’t mean I can’t fish a dry for a change, … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Leave a comment

Spring a dingding……..

Ok….finally it is stable and warm! I think the snow is behind us…….time to fish! The river is looking good….the upper section between Truckee and TC is flowing well and has given up a few fish, and a fish has … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Leave a comment

Game on!!

I challenged my buddy to one-drift a fish…..(it’s how we get better) it took four drifts for the brown, and four more for a nice bow…. Day two……..another Brown! This is for those who think it has to be lower … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Leave a comment

Almost there…….

The path is clear……barely. A foot of snow or so….and we are out playing. Even the dog walkers are helping to pack the path…. Of course it was fishers who started it……..It was really fine up here this week, and … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Leave a comment

Improving?

How motivated are you to learn? It’s occurred to me over the last 40+ years of fly fishing that some fishers don’t want to get better at this sport….they would prefer the fish get easier…….IF THAT SOUNDS LIKE YOUR APPROACH……..you … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Leave a comment

Spring……..

Ok, I’m calling it……….It is so fine, that I can’t come inside….it must be spring. The Skwallas have come through, and the fish really loved them. The problem is that everyone likes to fish dries, so after a few days … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Leave a comment

Winter……..not

There is so little snow on the ground that it’s hard to call this a winter. The fishing conditions right now may be the best all year………That’s the good news. The river is very clear and mid 40s. We have … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Leave a comment