Fishing Report

First snow, forever snow?

First snow, forever snow?

Winter came early.  Today we got a couple inches of unseasonably dry powder: January-type snow.  It's a bit early for this stuff.  My "winters coming" chores are mostly undone.  Oh well.  I hadn't been fishing in a while and, heck, winter is already here.  Chores...

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The unique opportunities of fall

The unique opportunities of fall

For most of the year, a trout is worried about eating while not being eaten.  But for the next three weeks, trout split their time between food and survival, and spawning.  Sometimes interrelatedly, often in difficult to understand ways.  Almost all the trout caught...

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Short Days

Short Days

Cold and rainy, a few spits of snow, a few cold thunderstorms accompanied by some punching hail: Oh, it’s October.  My family and I went camping up in Pigeon River Country.  It’s big, beautiful country.  Brought the trout rods, but did no fishing.  A little hiking, a...

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