Fishing Report

Gone Dog

Gone Dog

Streamer camp has come and gone, and it was -- like the rest of them -- its own unique experience.  It's winter up here.  There is snow on the ground.  It's seven degrees right now as I write this.  Seven degrees!  The rivers are pocked with departed spawning beds,...

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Fall into November

Fall into November

We're having a little tying session, Caddyshack on the tv, and enough beads, cone and wire to sink a driftboat.  Winter is in the forecast and we're tying accordingly.  The streamer fishing the last week has been pretty good.  There are now hungry post-spawn trout in...

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November…

November…

And then one day you wake up and it's November.  The sky is flat and gray and the wind is humid and 35 degrees and the earth is a lot of different shades of brown and the river looks cold and metallic.  It has become streamer time. There are a lot of trout spawning...

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New tricks

New tricks

Andy S has been puzzling over some new nymph rigs.  We've been talking about it a lot on slow shop afternoons, and he's got me thinking, which is good.  Sometimes its easy to just get into a rut when it comes to seasonal techniques.  One of my goals this year is to do...

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