Optimism

Optimism

One excellent day of fishing can create enough optimism to fuel a dozen more. And anglers fondly chase memories that have grown fonder over the years, which is probably why most anglers would agree that it never is as good as it was. For the last two years Matt, Kyle...
Nothing I’d Rather Be Doing

Nothing I’d Rather Be Doing

Yesterday, during a long float down the South Branch, I hit a pinnacle familiar to fly-fishers: it’s the point at which you know there’s nothing you’d rather be doing. I can’t say this happens every time I’m fishing. But it does happen...
A reason to play hooky!

A reason to play hooky!

It’s nice to finally write a fishing report with the intention that some of the folks reading the report might get to do some trout fishing. Yes, there may just be a reason to play hooky next week, or at least claim a long weekend for your own. The weather is supposed...