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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March 17th, 2012: The Show pt. 2

[singlepic id=3318 w=280 h=200 float=right] Notes and Observations: Arrival Air Temp: ~62°F at 9:49am Arrival Water Temp 52°F at 9:59am Low Slightly Stained Water BWO’s Arrive at 11:45am Streamer Fishing First Few Hours of the Day Aggressive Strikes from Browns in the Riffles/Shallower Runs Broke my Tip Top Guide off …

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March 16th, 2012: The Show pt. 1

[singlepic id=3305 w=275 h=195 float=right] [singlepic id=3307 w=268 h=188 float=right] Notes and Observations: Arrival Air Temp: 59°F at 10:29am Arrival Water Temp: ~49°F at 10:39am Low Slightly Stained Water Ephemerella Subvaria and Baetis Nymphs Present in Lrg #’s Baetis Nymphs showing Translucent Wing Pads (Not Fully Developed, See Image) Water Temp …

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Jan. 8th, 2012: Icing on the Cake

[singlepic id=3177 w=360 h=280 float=right] Arrival time ~9am. Airtemp in the upper 20’s. With frost on the ground Carl and I began the morning hike downstream passing up over two miles of creek. I didn’t bother to stop once to look, the goal was to get to the starting point, …

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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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Aug. 12th, 2011: This Is Driftless

[singlepic id=2802 w=420 h=340 float=left] Fished a creek with Sershen yesterday, we’ve been able to get out a handful of times lately and it’s been good. I’ve advocated creek dueling with a friend before. I dig talking trout, tactics and everything else while fishing with a good friend. Everyone has that …

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