April 12th, 2012: Caddis Report

[singlepic id=3371 w=320 h=240 float=right] This went down yesterday. Arrival time 1pm, departure ~7:30pm. The Grey Caddis had been going for a while when we arrived, I bet on the nicer days with low winds/higher air temps (55°F+) they’d kick off maybe as early as 10/11am. They were going basically all …

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April 2nd, 3rd, & 4th, 2012:

[singlepic id=3358 w=320 h=240 float=right] I fished for some portion of each day following the opener on the first. Fished different water and saw Grey Caddis and Baetis coming off regularly. The Grey Caddis kicked in most days around the 12-1pm range and continued to bring trout up through the …

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April 10th, 2011: Wet Wading & Bugs

[singlepic id=2494 w=340 h=260 float=right] I woke at 5am, assessed the estimated rainfall totals for the night before and made coffee. I wasn’t in a hurry, thought I might find chocolate milk and not in the fridge if you know what I mean. I drove by my initial location but the …

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May 4th, 2010

[singlepic id=1644 w=360 h=280 float=right] Notes and Observations: On stream arrival at ~3:45pm, fished until 7:30pm Water Clarity: Stained but Very Fishable Air Temp: ~73 Degrees Streamer Fishing Produced Little, Again… Bummed to Find Fields of Garlic Mustard Trout Rising until 5:30pm, A Storm Blew In Fly Fishing a SERIOUSLY Deep …

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April 27th, Spring: the Driftless Area

[singlepic id=1590 w=360 h=280 float=right] The day started as the previous few have. On the water around 8:45am, early enough to ensure I got a front row seat to any and all mid-day bug activity but not so early as to have me shivering stream-side. This spring has been exceptional …

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April 20th, Caddis Dry Fly Lessons

The night before plans were hatched (interesting I used that particular term). I was set to arrive at 8:45am and with a short hike in Wendy B. and I would be staring at trout water by 9:15am. An initial water temp was taken at the first riffle crossing made, a cool …

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