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Water thoughts, and fishing epiphanies.

April moves……

A close fishing friend Andy strikes again. He is looking for something bigger, and is always willing to study. We never know from year to year how the Spring melt will evolve. I spend a huge part of my life … Continue reading

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March madness, in April……

Hope you all are having fun out there!!! We are having fun up here……. I say every year……don’t wait for the low flows. The best fishing of the year is now! 2000cfs and rising in town, with just a touch … Continue reading

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Big water time!!

There is hope that Spring is coming! The tops of the Sage brush is showing, and the days are a bit warmer…..several blue bird days in a row. The fishing has been good, with the flows at 1200cfs, steady, and … Continue reading

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March is Springing!!!

As usual, I took the month of Feb. off from posting….. It is mostly deep snow time and nobody seems to fish in bad weather…except the local sticks, because you learn to fish when it’s good, not when others think … Continue reading

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The time is now…….

We are chasing fish in some very nice weather right now. Almost T-shirt warm. The best dry fly fishing is on the cloudy days….but on bright days bring your bobber set up! Did I mention that SKWALLAS are here!!!!! They … Continue reading

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A warm spell……..

This season is hard to predict…….feels like Spring, looks like Winter….. The fish weren’t looking up like a few days ago….. So, we nymphed, our way to success. It’s not about more drifts……it’s about one perfect drift, and Casey found … Continue reading

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Spring??????

We are into a warm stretch……day time temps are enough to make the trees shed their natural flocking. We have about 10″ of snow in town, but it will melt fast in these conditions. Yesterday we walked on a hard … Continue reading

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We have settled into our winter groove. High-noon fishing is in vogue with dries if you look for noses. Nymphing slow water will work too……. BWOs and the deadly Midge, are the main food forms.Sz 20 or so…. Down in … Continue reading

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Winterish……..

There is a little ice hiding in the shade near the water. The spiders that fly just before winter, have flown……..The Birds are almost all gone. Just the tough ones hang all winter. Fishing is switching to winter mode a … Continue reading

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Fall!!!!!

Ok, so it’s cooling off nicely…… Fish are looking up……. Been getting a surgical drifts, and getting enthusiastic feedback. Did 3 drifts for a 19″ Brown…. I love Fall….. Hoppers are the special right now…..match them closely to the ones … Continue reading

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