Was that a fish?

Was that a fish?

06/24/15  Watching the sun rise after an all night fish is both familiar and foreign, like eating McDonald’s in another country.  There’s a sense that you cheated time in an existential sense, and you and you alone are locked between two days.  Do this for...
PFA

PFA

06/17/15  Matt calls it PFA…Positive Fishing Attitude.  And we’ve needed it these last ten days as rains raised and dirtied the river.  Was there fishing?  Sure.  Some good days were had.  But these were few and far between, enjoyed by less than a handful...
The week between

The week between

After storm fog 06/10/15 Drake week(s) has been full of great stories, wild up-all-night hairdos, tales of busted tippets and bent hooks, 16 inch-brook trout (seriously!), and some fell-out-of-the-boat stories.  People look crazy this time of year.  Ryan sent me a...
Fly fishers guide to eating in June

Fly fishers guide to eating in June

Eating on the river poses a myriad of challenges and when you add the intense fishing of June, it only becomes more difficult.  You’re on the river well past the witching hour and you can’t exactly just fire up the grill in between spinners and hatchers...
Drakes

Drakes

Drakes fill the sky like stars 06/03/15 I sometimes think that if chasing drakes wasn’t fun, it would be the hardest job in the world. They can hatch or spin at almost anytime. They wink on and off throughout the river system. They are more infestation than hatch. And...