The New 5S: 6/23/16

A number of years ago I stumbled across a stretch of creek that I named the 5S, that would be the Super Secret Sexy Streamer...

Rebirth: 6/20/16

Air temp: 78degrees. Minimal wind. Water: Clean and clear, normal to slightly high. Sunny skies, minimal clouds. Had a couple hours around mid-afternoon and decided...

Post High-Water Report: 6/16/16

For those of you wanting to fish this weekend I would say get after it. The creeks seemed to bounce back very well after the...

More Rain: 6/14/16

Just a quick post regarding the rain and what I observed yesterday. I fished clean water from 3-6pm yesterday, hot and humid conditions with a...

Heat: 6/10/16

As I write this I’m sitting in a plunge pool. Yea I know, technology? A screen on a creek? Well…I’ve often wanted to take a...

SE Minnesota Update

SE Minnesota Update
6/16/16: The creeks are bouncing back nicely and should be in great shape for this weekend. Some stain will likely make fishing great this weekend and there shouldn't be a shortage of fishable water out there. Plan a back up smaller stream if your first choice is a larger creek with a longer watershed just in case but so far things are looking good for the weekend. Small terrestrials, nymphs and streamers are the way to go!

One from the Archive

One from the Archive
With the warmer weather as of late I stood in the sun remembering days past and thinking of winter BWO's. Check out these old photos from 2010! I love the creeks, the sun, the winter and the bugs.

Tie One On & Fish This

Tie One On & Fish This
#20-22 Griffiths Gnat ◦Hook: TMC 100 #20-22 ◦Thread: Black UTC 70 Denier ◦Thread: 70 Denier Black ◦Hackle: Lt. or Dark Dun ◦Body: Peacock Herl ◦Head: Thread Sealed with Super Glue Note: Be sure to super glue the peacock herl body to the hook shank to strengthen the fly and catch more fish! Photo Credit: the winonaflyfactory