May 4th, 2011: Continuing Caddis

[singlepic id=2598 w=380 h=300 float=right] Fished for three hours from ~1pm to ~4pm, hatching Caddis were beginning to show on arrival and continued to swell reaching a peak at ~3pm. Fish were caught on a #18 and #20 EHC with a Greyish Wing and Black/Grey Body. I fished a pupa …

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May 1st, 2011: Given Lemons

[singlepic id=2580 w=360 h=300 float=right] Woke early again (~5am) to prep gear, coffee, breakfast and to spend a decent amount of time assessing precipitation totals and weather conditions. The wind was predicted at 20mph from the West all day long. Walking out to the truck at 7am was not encouraging, …

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April 29th, 2011: Hatch Hunting

[singlepic id=2570 w=320 h=240 float=right] Woke early to arrive creekside at ~8:30am, took a gamble on a spot I’ve caught great caddis hatches in the past this time of year but found high flows, severely stained water and in-active trout. Based on the conditions I swung an SMB during the …

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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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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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