Aug. 20th, 2011: Tricorythodes

[singlepic id=2818 w=400 h=320 float=left] Woke at 3:45am on an air mattress with a dog snout in my face. Liz and I stayed at her parents house after a late evening dinner so I could be closer to optimum Trico water. I woke and readied my gear and mental state …

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Aug. 12th, 2011: This Is Driftless

[singlepic id=2802 w=420 h=340 float=left] Fished a creek with Sershen yesterday, we’ve been able to get out a handful of times lately and it’s been good. I’ve advocated creek dueling with a friend before. I dig talking trout, tactics and everything else while fishing with a good friend. Everyone has that …

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Aug. 8th, 2011: Hoppers Cont.

[singlepic id=2789 w=320 h=240 float=right] The cooler air temp and lower humidity has made it a bit more manageable to get out during peak hopper hours. Heath and I have been fishing together since I began fishing for trout just over three years ago, he has been a sounding board for …

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Aug. 5th, 2011: Hoppers

[singlepic id=2779 w=380 h=300 float=right] Being of an analytic mind I enjoy spending time formulating hypothesis and attempting to test them under semi-scientific circumstances. During hopper season each year I tend to visit a single run for a couple hours a handful of times to hone and test some thoughts …

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Aug. 3rd, 2011: Bitch Creek

[singlepic id=2774 w=400 h=320 float=right] Wendy Berrell has managed to describe perfectly the situation I found myself in yesterday, the doldrums of summer. Hot and humid, taking perhaps fewer fish due to a handful of botched casts and hooksets. I’ll blame the casts on the weeds, the hooksets are all my …

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