Previous Fishing Reports

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The Morning Rise

I’ve been in work pants instead of wading pants, but I’ve had almost as much fun roaming the lodge grounds finding risers as I would fishing to them.  I mean,

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An unexpected July

It’s difficult for me to remember a better week of July fishing.  It’s just…everywhere I turn there’s a good fish story.  First, there have been these moths.  They start flitting

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7/16 Update:  The Holy Waters has risen significantly and should only be walked by strong waders.  Please call the shop for up-to-date river conditions Sometimes I wake up with no

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Learning something new

Today was a cloudy, drippy day of relief.  It felt awesome.  The BWOs were hatching and the little fish were rising and the cedar waxwings were nabbing the duns.  The

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Goodbye Hex

Okay, it’s not over.  But it’s over.  It’s part restlessness — a taste of some good old-fashioned July-style skunk fishing got me fired up — and part reality.  We had

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