March 10th, 2012: George

[singlepic id=3275 w=400 h=320 float=right] Woke to windy conditions, a good predicted air temp and the possibility of BWO’s. Met up with my friend Heath and we hit a creek I’ve been visiting for four years now. We pulled up to the water with no idea what the day was …

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March 4th, 2012: A Good Day

[singlepic id=3261 w=400 h=320 float=right] To quickly address the lack of content, lack of motivation and lack of fish. This winter season, despite the above average air temperatures, below average precipitation totals and number of days spent on the creek has produced little to write about. I felt my motivation slipping …

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Sept. 14th, 2011: Catch & Keep…?

[singlepic id=2863 w=320 h=240 float=right] So it went that the last day of the catch and keep season I went George hunting. I had spied this trout several times throughout the latter half of this summer season, I watched her come out twice on previous attempts but hesitate at the last …

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4/1/2011: Important Gear

[singlepic id=2449 w=260 h=180 float=left] This came in the mail a while back. I know the physical stamp is a novelty but one I dig even though my first one was of a Chinook Salmon. Tomorrow begins the Catch and Release season for trout on all S.E. Minnesota creeks, this …

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Jan. 2nd, 2011: Day Two

[singlepic id=2148 w=380 h=300 float=right] Day two began onstream at ~11:40am under clear sunny skies with an air temp approaching 13 degrees. With minimal wind predicted I knew today would be a bit more comfortable, sweet. I love the winter sun. The few hours when it hangs highest in the …

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Jan 1st, 2011: Year 3 Begins

[singlepic id=2137 w=380 h=300 float=right] The 1st of January opened catch and release season for stream trout in Minnesota and for me began my 3rd full season fishing the Driftless Area creeks that surround me. Although I did manage a trip to Iowa in the off-season it truly felt like it …

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