January 18th, 2018

Notes of Interest: Fished from 11am-3pm. Midge were crawling on the banks at 11:30am. Airtemp on arrival 28° F. Saw only a single rise all afternoon. Trout were holding deep. Fished nymphs deep and streamers in the shallow. I’m not an expert when it comes to fly fishing for trout…

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March 2nd, 2015: Cold Hands

We are imperfect creatures. I am imperfect. I am stubborn. I am also determined. I approached a slow shallow section of creek laden with what could have been hundreds, literally hundreds of brook trout, from upstream as I hiked my foot prints back downstream from where I’d came. I passed this…

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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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