Fishing Report

Opening Day is for Fishing

Opening Day is for Fishing

At some point during today’s timeless afternoon, I caught myself looking for the next riser while reeling in the previous one.  And, okay, that’s fun.  But it’s only April.  And so I took a moment to refocus on the scene: hendricksons lifting from... read more
Blind fishing

Blind fishing

Still some spots left in our Spring Dry Flies tying class this Saturday, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm. Tie some flies, and then go fishing! How’s the fishing?  It’s not really going yet…but it’s WAY better than the last two springs.  Examples are:... read more
All sorts of good

All sorts of good

How cool is it to have fish rising in a river surrounded by snow?  Pretty frickin’ cool!  Today the sun burst through the three weeks of funk and burned a hole into the river from which emerged a smattering of blue wing olives and stoneflies.  Today I got to... read more
I want to fish that river

I want to fish that river

That’s what Denny said the other day as he watched The River. Probably some sunny summer scene with rising trout and brown drakes in the air. Yeah, we all want to fish that river, Denny! And we will soon enough. Six more inches of snow today. But good signs late... read more