Sept. 30th, 2011: Mousing pt. 2

[singlepic id=2933 w=380 h=300 float=left] Things work out in interesting ways sometimes, had I not gone out with Carl two days prior I might have not fished the last day of the season which would have broken a three year tradition. Being busy with work and other obligations saw me …

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May 27th, 2011: OR Carping Day 2

[singlepic id=2655 w=380 h=300 float=right] Day 2: The Big C. Started at 7am, wake, dress, brush teeth and head for coffee and a quick breakfast. Long hours were about to be logged in search of puffy lipped prey. Down a backroad and parked at a spot with a sign full of …

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May 26th, 2011: OR Carping Day 1

[singlepic id=2646 w=280 h=200 float=right] After a couple months of planning, tickets purchased, flies tied, gear prepped, packed and flown 1,427 miles west Wendy Berrell and myself woke at ~5am to begin the first of four days with John Montana fishing the Columbia River for Cyprinus carpio. The 3wt was swapped …

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Professor Fly Factory: Year 2

[singlepic id=1729 w=495 h=415 float=center] I met with Winona Senior High students taking the Fish and Wildlife class on Monday, May 24th. I gave a re-vamped version of the trout presentation that I gave last year but this year I updated it and tailored it more to explain the Driftless …

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May 1st, 2010 CSMP Update

I’ll take any reason to be near flowing water, trout and the bugs they eat. The Citizen Stream Monitoring Program that the folks at the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency put together affords me an opportunity to be closely connected to a stream I live near. Once a week (or as often as …

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Feb. 27th More Winter Bugs

Notes of Interest: Adult Winter Stones and Midge on Arrival (~11am) BWO’s at ~12:30-1pm as the Water Temp Rose to 49 Degrees Despite Higher Water Temps Minimal Rising Trout Saw Four Deer When I Usually See None Found 3 Deer Carcasses, One Way Too Fresh To Show Here Attempted Bug Photo’s with …

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