May 21st & 22nd, 2014: Driftless Spring

May 21st Hit a short section of creek that I haven’t seen in over a year and in fact I think it might have been almost two  since I had walked these banks. This section of creek offers brown trout and they are typically difficult to catch, minimal nymphing opportunities and …

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Feb. 13th, 2014

Arrival Time: ~11:15am Arrival Air Temp: ~20°F Winds: Shifting Often ~10-15mph Partly Cloudy Midge Seen on Arrival LB Stones Seen on Arrival Forecasted to be a warmer but windy day. I wanted to avoid the problem of frozen over creeks, ice shelves and the wind but finding a pink line …

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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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