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Winter fishing, finally I got an opportunity to be on the water and make a cast. The weather wasn’t ideal but it was very manageable topping out around 26 at the most. Snowed for a bit but nothing heavy and the wind was tolerable. I went out with Heath and Shell exploring someplace totally new but very cool. I will be coming back here for sure. We spent most the day hiking to ideal spots putting in at 10-10:30am and pulling out around 3:30pm. I caught nothing today but I learned a few things. I saw today as more of an opportunity and an excuse to test my gear and my resolve to see how far I could go comfortably. It was alittle cold at first but almost a mile through snow later I was warm. I tied on a Scud and a Pink Patrick dropper and cast a few times, guides froze over quickly. I had a great time and Heath and Shell made for good company. The warm hotdog lunch was a nice break. This being my first time winter trout fishing I felt very accomplished despite the lack of fish, I stayed safe, warm and traveled far, I made a few decent casts and only had one major hang up. Little for excitement and action but alot for the fly angler missing the sound of rushing water. Beautiful, crystal clear rushing trout water.
Sershen Bros. posted Images as well, view them here.