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April Fools Spring Cleaning Sale and Chili Snack

On Saturday, April 1st, we’re going to build a fire outside, build some chili inside, and celebrate spring.  We’re taking over the restaurant that weekend with sale items, giveaways, free fly tying materials, and more.  Basically, we just need a good excuse to throw a small but worthwhile party to celebrate the new year.  We hope you’ll stop and say hello.  We have rooms to rent that weekend, and guides available as well.

Previous Fishing Reports

Trying hard

You have to try hard this time of year — harder now than a few weeks ago.  I got out a few times this week and had a blast.  Yesterday I got to sit in the front of the riverboat for a few hours — best seat in the world, if you ask me — and the fishing was awesome.  Caught fish right through the afternoon on dries and droppers, solo dries, and then a wet skunk.  Had a VERY

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A quiet wade

There is a little patch of the South Branch that I consider something like my home water.  It’s not my favorite stretch, but I love it.  As teenagers we used to do a lot of wades — long point-to-point wades, alternating who was in the lead.  Inevitably such wades, often done in the heat of a summer afternoon, led to a lot of little trout.  This stretch was a favorite.  It’s about a mile of uninterrupted riffle, with primarily brook

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