Oddities

Oddities

Yesterday, while returning my streamer to me — which is what winter streamer can seem like — I snagged, or more accurately, accumulated, this thing.  It looked like what a mouse fetus would look like if mouse fetuses were aquatic.  I thought it was dead...
The dreaded thaw

The dreaded thaw

I hate to see a good snow wasted, not only because I enjoy skiing, but also because all that cold snow melting into a river on a warm day is more enticing to the angler than to the trout.  I don’t have nearly enough digits to catalog all the seemingly great...
Big Snow

Big Snow

Our first big snow has coated the river valley.  Aesthetically…it’s great.  I mean, a foot of snow (or more) coating the pines and spruces is peaceful.  Practicality speaking…the river access is difficult to impossible.  You cannot drive into Stephan...
Solitude

Solitude

With the end of deer rifle season, there’s newfound silence in on the river.  Time to fish.  I spent last week tidying up my gear in anticipation of a little fishing this week and weekend…most of which doesn’t appear like it’s going to happen. ...