Opener

Opener

Opening Day: that time of year where water levels, water temperatures, and bug hatches come to a handshake agreement to break a lot of hearts, and mend a few others. No shoes, still some service It’s a day that seems perfectly timed.  I mean, if Opening Day were...
Looks like winter, feels like spring

Looks like winter, feels like spring

Looks like winter, but it feels like spring A proper river report is due though it’s a bit early to give one.  Blue wing olives and black stones are hatching on the Holy Waters and North Branch.  These are the size 18s, the ones that help predict the...
Crazy midge hatch

Crazy midge hatch

Weather Notes: We’re serving dinner this Saturday (menu at bottom of report) and our tight-line nymph class is still a go!   Last week when I wrote the fishing report, the forecast for this weekend was excellent.  There’d be olives!  And rising fish!  Now...
Buried

Buried

Snowed-in dinner this Saturday!  Info and menu at bottom of the report… They call it spring snow, but it feels more like a winter snow to me.  Windy, bone-cold.  The gusts are white and whip southward, at times obscuring our roadside sign.  Record coffee...