April 22nd, 2011: Go and Know

[singlepic id=2553 w=280 h=200 float=right] Day off. Chose to fish the am hours, lower air temps with a trade for lower winds. It seems typical as of late that when the opportunity to fish arises the weather turns sour. If you don’t go you won’t know. I’ve been eyeballing some new water for …

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Learning from LaFontaine

[singlepic id=2542 w=320 h=240 float=right] From Caddisflies by G. LaFontaine pg. 315.  “Nearly every mention in modern angling literature of adult caddisflies includes the solemn advice “Always catch one because caddisflies appear lighter in flight than they actually are.” The most common reason caddisflies appear lighter in the air than …

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April 12th, 2011: Research

[singlepic id=2503 w=380 h=300 float=right] After my recent Sunday outing that saw a massive caddis hatch, a discussion with other knowledgeable anglers in our area has lead me to believe that what I have referred to as the “Gray Caddis” hatch was incorrect. I’ve been fishing a different hatch. That’s not to …

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April 10th, 2011: Wet Wading & Bugs

[singlepic id=2494 w=340 h=260 float=right] I woke at 5am, assessed the estimated rainfall totals for the night before and made coffee. I wasn’t in a hurry, thought I might find chocolate milk and not in the fridge if you know what I mean. I drove by my initial location but the …

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April 7th, 2011: #8 Hairball

[singlepic id=2489 w=495 h=415 float=center] I was informed last evening that a friend of mine and fellow trout angler was injured while working and had to have surgery on his leg involving a bone plate. It’s the beginning of the trout season, beginning of the summer and he will be …

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April 6th, 2011: Searching

Used this test subject to search some larger, deeper, uglier looking water. [singlepic id=2482 w=495 h=415 float=center] It took a Tiger Trout… My first ever, awesome! [singlepic id=2483 w=495 h=415 float=center] Then it took something a bit larger…19 1/2inches to be exact. [singlepic id=2485 w=495 h=415 float=center] [singlepic id=2486 w=495 …

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