April 26th, 2013: The Triple B

Bugs…Beer…Browns…. My yearly excuse (birthday) to take some vacation time occurs during one of the best times to be a trout angler in S.E. Minnesota. The end of April, typically rather nice, bugs about, hungry fish too. This year I lucked out, three days sandwiched between two seven day long periods …

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March 28th, 2013: S.E. MN Update

The fishing was damn good today, I opted to get out today knowing that snow melt would be causing problems soon and right I was. With air temps climbing and the overnight lows staying in the upper 20’s/low 30’s the spring run off has begun. The creek I fished today …

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March 16th, 2012: The Show pt. 1

[singlepic id=3305 w=275 h=195 float=right] [singlepic id=3307 w=268 h=188 float=right] Notes and Observations: Arrival Air Temp: 59°F at 10:29am Arrival Water Temp: ~49°F at 10:39am Low Slightly Stained Water Ephemerella Subvaria and Baetis Nymphs Present in Lrg #’s Baetis Nymphs showing Translucent Wing Pads (Not Fully Developed, See Image) Water Temp …

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March 15th, 2012: Fishing Like Carl

[singlepic id=3292 w=300 h=220 float=left] My boots the creek later in the afternoon, some indecision saw me finally leave for water at 2pm but with warm air temps and daylight savings time I had plenty of light to knock a few fish before the setting sun came. I got on the creek …

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Oct. 23/24th, 2011: The 2nd 24hrs

[singlepic id=2980 w=320 h=240 float=right] The 2nd day of the weekend adventure saw me shivering as I rolled out of the tent, the night before as we pulled off the creek due to thunder and lightening we got a decent dousing. After a cold evening that shower coated everything in …

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Aug. 20th, 2011: Tricorythodes

[singlepic id=2818 w=400 h=320 float=left] Woke at 3:45am on an air mattress with a dog snout in my face. Liz and I stayed at her parents house after a late evening dinner so I could be closer to optimum Trico water. I woke and readied my gear and mental state …

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