The second season

The second season

Admiringly we refer to this season as the second season.  The hex are not gone but they are going, the tricos are not going but they have arrived.  The slate wing olives are trickling off in the morning, and the Isonychias are hatching out of the riffles, and the deer...
Fireworks

Fireworks

About ten days into the 2019 hex season and it’s just starting to feel like summer.  The river in front of the lodge is lower and clearer and “looks” like the Au Sable for the first time since early May.  There have been some good reports from...