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A Break in the Heat

Well, it's July and that usually means some of the hottest weather of the year. This certainly has been true of the last two weeks or so. Several of my smarter friends like Tim Flagler and Matt Grobert either headed to, or are heading to Montana or points north. There, trout season is in full swing. Alaska's salmon runs should also be busting open. Along the east coast of Canada, anglers have shared our summer heat. Hopefully, this week will bring a bit of rain and cooler temps to parts of Gaspe and New Brunswick triggering the activity of the Atlantic Salmon run. Closer to home, the PA limestone streams have been fishing well as has the West Branch of the Delaware, where the sulphur hatch h

July Heat is a Time of Transition

It's been hard not to notice the increased heat and humidity of the last ten days. July began moderately with pleasant daytime highs in the low eighties and evening lows in the upper fifties. The first wave of higher temps arrived and departed with trout fishing recovering just before the July 4th holiday. As a matter of fact, July 1-3rd were not only the annual anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg but some fine dry fly fishing in the evening and good fishing in the morning here in New Jersey. So what are the options in the dog days of summer? Trout need cool water. As of this writing, the water isn't the issue. Both the South Branch and the Musky are rising to well over 1100 cubic feet p

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