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Water thoughts, and fishing epiphanies.

November fishing report…

A pleasant time of year up here. Most visitors have returned home till the resorts open. We got our first dusting of snow, which melted immediately due to warm ground and warmer days. Some snow still lurks in shady spots, … Continue reading

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October….

Have had a difficult time keeping up with my blog with the covid closing the coffee shop I normally haunt. Many clients to guide as well…….a few beginners, as well as a few gunfighter level fishers. It is the time … Continue reading

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September update

One off my best recent students with a nice Truckee Brown! Warm conditions in August kept me off the water most of the month. The smoke from fires has kept the flows cooler and some cooler nights have helped a … Continue reading

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August Caddis

The big October Caddis are running a bit early……pupating already.

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JULY!

New Month!!! It hasn’t changed much this last month…..The Green Drakes have faded away till next year…..sigh. BUT, we have Golden Stones, and little Yellow Sallies in the house. Caddis are happening too. Several sizes…..12 through 20. Has been windy … Continue reading

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Prime time

IT’S TIME! We’ve waited all winter for warm days and cold water. The flows in town are soooooo nice. 367cfs and blue/clear. Bugs are a poppin! The menu is getting deeper…..Caddis are starting to flutter, Dobson flies too. Flavalina are … Continue reading

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Spring time

My fishing buddy C, has been teaching the fish some lessons. Dry fly (March brown sz16) on the switch rod waaaaay over there. The last few years I have been fishing/teaching far with the big stick for fun. Takes some … Continue reading

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A fishy time……

Still waters for a change……..Got my row on for the year, 5 days straight. 5-20 MPH winds. Not for the faint of row. Went to the far side (of the lake) and had fun! Caught a bunch of fish yesterday … Continue reading

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Spring/summer……

Starting to shift from high noon to early and late.

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April in a big way…..

OK, so Spring is back!!! Butterflies showed up this week. We got ants and spiders, and wild bumble bees a-flyin……. Most the local birds are back, and are acting amorous. Flows in town are 430cfs, and 700+ down in the … Continue reading

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