Previous Fishing Reports

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From stoneflies to snow showers…

…and back again by the weekend and into next week.  I can’t remember a spring so filled with mid-river clothing changes.  There were strong stonefly hatches on Tuesday throughout both

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Getting out fishing

Over the next ten days, a few things are likely to happen.  A few fish will start rising, a few blue wing olives will start hatching, and — if the

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Anticipation

This trout — and any and all trout — are on my mind this week.  After a great Midwest Fly Fishing Expo filled to the brim with excited anglers, and

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Three Thaws

What a frustrating end to a wimpy winter.  For the third time in 2017, the snows came and then melted back to bare ground, the rivers rose even higher…and then

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How high is the water…

…Not too bad, and not nearly as bad as I thought it would be after listening to it rain last night.  This morning, the ground was bare.  Tonight, there’s half-a-foot

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