Jan. 18th: Warm Winter Weather

Arrival Time: 12:30pm Arrival AirTemp: 34Degrees Arrival WaterTemp: 44Degrees Conditions: Sunny Skies, Low to Moderate Wind. Slight stain on arrival at first creek. Large numbers of scuds and caddis noted at first riffle crossing. Minimal to no mayfly nymphs. Notes: Nymphing was not as effective as I would have expected. …

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Chironomidae & S.E. Minnesota

Chironomidae (Diptera): The Non-Biting Midge. They have been everywhere as of late it seems. I was hoping to see more of them this winter season as the last few years hadn’t given up many large emergences that I was able to take advantage of. That’s not to say Midge didn’t …

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Video: Find the Midge

Beautiful weather, hatching midge, and cooperating trout made this day spectacular. I should note that I’m about to make big investments in new and updated photography and video equipment as I am feeling rather limited with what I can do given my current equipment. It’s likely going to take a …

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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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