Previous Fishing Reports

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There’s something special about hooking a big trout on a dry fly after dark.  There must be, judging by the number of people that desire it, dream about it, and

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Shipwrecked

There’s predictability to this time of year. Hex don’t dance around at dusk like drakes. Unlike sulphurs, they don’t disappear mysteriously because the temperature dropped a degree. They don’t gather

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Just Add Heat

Any hex yet?  In short…barely.  A few.  The better question: will this warm-up trigger them?  Yes.  A lot.  It’ll be near 90 this weekend.  It’s after June 15.  So, there

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Brown Drake

This fly is the marrying of several local styles, and is thus of no credit to anybody but them.  Body and tail courtesy of Clarence Roberts.  Hackle style courtesy Jerry

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Across the county

This Saturday: Buy, Sell, Trade and Sausages and Drakes!   Modern technology necessitates one forego personal bookkeeping when chasing the brown drakes.  Case in point: Monday night, Tanker and I

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