Previous Fishing Reports

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Fall Colors

It’s so beautiful along the river right now it’s almost easy to ignore when the fishing is slow.  High skies, bright leaves, and snooty fish.  My dad and I made it

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This is such a sweet, yet sometimes humbling, season for the trout angler.  The water temperatures have fallen into the “go” zone for trout, but the river is extraordinarily clear,

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One last cast

A few days ago, amidst a days-long cold front, Lance and I got out for a little fishing.  We did a float that we’d planned to do for about two

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In praise of small fish

The other day, an accomplished angler was in the shop on what he’d planned to be a two-day night fishing trip with a buddy.  And they night fished, sure.  But

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