Sept. 30th 2010

Yesterday the Winona Fly Factory went from this: [singlepic id=2027 w=495 h=415 float=center] To This: [singlepic id=2028 w=495 h=415 float=center] [singlepic id=2029 w=495 h=415 float=center] I also managed these guys: [singlepic id=2025 w=495 h=415 float=center] [singlepic id=2026 w=495 h=415 float=center] One of the best days ever here. Got to enjoy …

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Sept. 21st, Nearing the End

[singlepic id=2012 w=360 h=280 float=right] The close of trout season in Minnesota is nearing, the leaves are changing colors and beginning to foul up your drift. It’s a good time of the year to hook into trout down here and as usual I’m trying to get near cold water as …

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The End of the Season?

Could be the end of the trout fishing season in S.E. Minnesota for most. A few phone calls this morning and with just the rainfall from last night and a bit this morning some places around here have flooded. Several streams were above [singlepic id=2019 w=260 h=220 float=left]bankfull earlier this morning.  The …

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Sept. 18th, The PFSD 2010

[singlepic id=1992 w=280 h=200 float=left] Saturday was the 8th Annual Pet Fly-Smackdown. This is a tournament between friends just looking for a good reason to spend an entire day fishing for trout. This year was held in S.E. Minnesota again, the group met in a rented house that the out-of-towners …

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Sept. 3rd, Too Damn Long…

It’s been way too long since I had myself a day with the cold water. Conditions: 55-60 Degree Air Temp, Overcast, WNW Wind at ~20mph after 8am. The S.E. MN region has had it’s share of rain this summer season this last week was no different. Three out of five days saw …

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June 30th, 2010 More than Trout

[singlepic id=1908 w=300 h=240 float=left] Went out for a few short hours knowing the conditions are rough, weeded up water with minimal casting lanes and places to catch a decent drift. With that said I checked out this spot to see if the rains had shifted any of the obstructions around …

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