January 8th, 2018

Report Notes of Interest: 12:30-3pm on the water. Midge and Little Black Stoneflies all over the place. Airtemp was 37 degrees F. Sunny skies and a 5-10mph breeze. Rising trout noticed almost immediately. A heat wave hits Southeast Minnesota and I made every move I could to take advantage of …

2.12.14

  Just a bit of video from the other day as I trudged through snow drifts in search of open water. I did eventually find some but fishing most of it was a challenge. The afternoon was not without its high moments though as eventually I would come across midge, …

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 …

The Anticipation

So it has been a while. I’ve been busy, trust me. I haven’t forgotten this place and I won’t forsake it. Tomorrow is the 1st, the beginning of every year and with it the usual ritual will be carried out in standard fashion. I’m truly looking forward to it. With …

Feb. 14th, 2011: Sun & Bugs

The Field Report [singlepic id=2284 w=380 h=300 float=right] Arrival: ~8am, Departure: ~4:30pm Airtemp: Arrival ~35ºF, Departure ~42ºF Wind: NW 18mph at 8am slowing to 8mph at 4pm Water Temps: ~12:30pm 39ºF, ~2:45pm 41.5ºF Midge in the snow at 10:30am, Rising trout at 1:15pm Wendy B. and I met roadside a bit before 8am under …

Possum Creek Vid

Sershen has done it again, getting some good footage of me trying to cast in the winter. The snowshoes make an appearance in this video and I can’t stress how much time they save if used properly. I dig the tunes , good form Heath. My favorite shot is the midge walking …