Nov. 27th, 2011: Thank You Karst

[singlepic id=3089 w=380 h=300 float=right] Notes: Source water temp: 48 Degrees Only specific rocks contained large numbers of snails. Sow Bugs, Snails, and Cased Caddis were the macro’s of quantity. Easily the largest cave emitting source of coldwater I’ve seen to date. Brown trout present in large numbers. Awe struck …

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Nov. 13th, 2011: Trust Your Gut

[singlepic id=3037 w=300 h=220 float=right] Fished another Sunday in Iowa, since Liz and I ended up purchasing a year license it only made sense we would use them as much as possible while the weather holds out. Arrival time: ~12:15pm, Departure Time: ~5:30pm. Airtemp was in the low fifties, the wind …

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Oct. 30th, 2011: The Spawn is On

[singlepic id=3007 w=400 h=320 float=right] Another Sunday run south of the border. Crappy weather, my girl handled it very well. Windy, rainy, cold, the 1.5hrs of sunlight was welcome but left us for more clouds and rain in the later afternoon. Fished from ~12noon till ~6pm, first creek was a new …

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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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Oct 22nd/23rd, 2011: The 1st 24hrs

[singlepic id=2976 w=380 h=300 float=right] After the 1st 24hrs of the two day adventure it was clear… my gal can fish. If she keeps it up… we’ll I don’t even want to get into the thought that she’ll be out-fishing me soon. Plans were loosely laid out towards the end …

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Oct. 8th/9th, 2011: Mousing pt. 3

[singlepic id=2941 w=320 h=240 float=right] It should be noted for all that I am truly a lucky bastard, you see Liz and I met up with Carl and his girl recently, from what I can remember it was a blast and went something like this. Note: Lack of sleep may significantly …

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October 17th, Border Jumping

[singlepic id=777 w=280 h=200 float=left] The plan was hatched with little time to spare. The night before digging my gear from it’s hidden resting place, packing fly boxes, tying the last minute necessities and printing my stamp and license at home, sometimes you have to love the internet. We left …

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