Bright things on dark days

Bright things on dark days

A heavy snow weighed down the woods today and I meant to get to the river to “take pictures” and maybe do a little fishing but…  Well, somedays you just don’t get to go.  And that’s okay.  I find a little late night tackle tinkering and...
Lucky net for sale

Lucky net for sale

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Too warm or just right?

Too warm or just right?

A pretty dramatic change in temperatures!  Last week, this: And now this: Rising trout, size 18 olives, trout on the spawn, trout on the nymph, trout on the chase, and even some trout-less days as well:  That’s a heat wave in November.  Seriously, it’s...
The Tamaracks

The Tamaracks

The last tree to change is the tamarack.  It turns golden-yellow before dropping its needles into the river.  Then the river is golden-yellow and that’s when you know that winter is coming (if you didn’t know that already).  The brown trout spawn when the...
Leaves on the ground

Leaves on the ground

It’s been a quick fall.  The river I see now is the river we’ll see in November.  Subtract the yellowing tamaracks, and it’ll be the river we see all winter!  Likewise, the brown trout spawn is getting rolling in a big way and many of the trout are...