January 13th, 2018

Notes of Interest: Cold start to the day -4°F. Observed a few fully frozen over creeks. Fished from 11:15am-2:15pm. Nymphs were the main fare for the day. #12 Hairball did the trick. Sunny skies, minimal wind. High was 2°F. My life is now about my daughter. I used to do …

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 …

Trout Hunting

Thoughts: Fly fishing for trout in Southeast, MN can be hunting, if you want it to be. I think about how one must be conscious of movement, location, relation to the prey. The fact that the nature of the skeptical trout constantly feeding makes the job of the fly fisherman …