Warm time

Warm time

It’s been a wild weather week up here, from un-forecasted snowstorms to beautiful afternoons.  Now it’s settled into a cold sort of blowy snow, and last night — for a few hours at least — we lost power.  It’s the sort of weather that you...
Got some snow…

Got some snow…

I only miss snow in the fall and late fall at that.  By December, though, I’m ready for it.  We got a nice snowfall a few days ago and the woods are still silent and the trees are all bent and the river looks much darker now, standing as it does in relief....
Eating humble fly

Eating humble fly

Yesterday was the perfect reminder of the simplicity of winter.  I sprung free for an afternoon of fishing and I thought it wise to take advantage of it.  After contemplating sight-fishing for a few trout on the sand flats, I called Matt to see if he wanted to float. ...
Sunsets on the river

Sunsets on the river

Now today felt like a December day, minus the snow of course.  Had a little ice in the guides, a little ice bobbing from the low river branches, a few midges around.  This is that humid, windy time of year that I find to feel much colder than the actual temperature. ...