Fishing Report

Getting out fishing

Getting out fishing

Over the next ten days, a few things are likely to happen.  A few fish will start rising, a few blue wing olives will start hatching, and -- if the forecast is even half right -- a lot of us will be thinking about (or going) fishing.  All next week is to be in the...

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Anticipation

Anticipation

This trout -- and any and all trout -- are on my mind this week.  After a great Midwest Fly Fishing Expo filled to the brim with excited anglers, and after a week of no fishing (my first all winter), and after a week of cold weather and snow throughout much of the...

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Three Thaws

Three Thaws

What a frustrating end to a wimpy winter.  For the third time in 2017, the snows came and then melted back to bare ground, the rivers rose even higher...and then it started snowing again.  This weekend looks like crap.  The river is up three inches since the weekend...

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How high is the water…

How high is the water…

...Not too bad, and not nearly as bad as I thought it would be after listening to it rain last night.  This morning, the ground was bare.  Tonight, there's half-a-foot of snow at the lodge, and a few inches more than that in Lovells.  It's beautiful if heartbreaking:...

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