Fishing Report

Fall Colors

Fall Colors

It's so beautiful along the river right now it's almost easy to ignore when the fishing is slow.  High skies, bright leaves, and snooty fish.  My dad and I made it out for a sweet float this afternoon down a suddenly deserted river.  it was tough.  The little olives...

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September

September

This is such a sweet, yet sometimes humbling, season for the trout angler.  The water temperatures have fallen into the "go" zone for trout, but the river is extraordinarily clear, making success a combination of the right technique, fly, and approach.  An angler can...

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One last cast

One last cast

A few days ago, amidst a days-long cold front, Lance and I got out for a little fishing.  We did a float that we'd planned to do for about two months and after a bunch of busted dates this -- this 50-degree lead-colored day -- was the day.  We brought eight fly rods...

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In praise of small fish

In praise of small fish

The other day, an accomplished angler was in the shop on what he'd planned to be a two-day night fishing trip with a buddy.  And they night fished, sure.  But what he really loved was the daytime fishing.  I believe he said something like, that %$it is fun!  It really...

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