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Water thoughts, and fishing epiphanies.

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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Slowly we go…….

I’ll be honest (of course), we need cooler temps, and they may be coming…. The fish are tired of us flogging them……and warmer water having less oxygen, makes fish feel lethargic and a little stressed. I often take time out … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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