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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Mar. 6th 2014

Arrival Time: 1pm Arrival Air Temp: 27°F Arrival Water Temp: 41°F Small #’s of Midge Present Very limited Rising Departure Time: 3:30pm Departure Air Temp: 30°F Departure Water Temp: 44°F Thick Ice Shelves Present Saw the sun come out and decided a trout needed to be found. The snow was …

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Feb. 16th, 2014 Winter Brookies

What could make trout fishing in SE Minnesota on a beautiful sunny day in the middle of February in low wind better? Catching nothing but brookies and enjoying every minute, that’s what. On the nicest day of the winter season Carl and I decided that the typical locations would likely …

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Feb. 15th, 2014

After my skunking a few days prior I decided I needed to go back to the creek and reevaluate my approach. I arrived at noon and set to hiking. I didn’t stop, didn’t linger, didn’t spy for rising fish. I just hiked. Airtemp was predicted to hit 30° but that didn’t happen. …

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