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A Little Taste of Winter

It looks like the weather is finally giving us a taste of winter this weekend. Certainly not a Snowmageddon by any means, but enough to remind us that we are in January after last weekend's unseasonably mild temperatures. Whatever snow we do receive tomorrow shouldn't hamper our Sunday Morning Fly tying session with Matt Grobert. I caught my first trout on a dry, a little #20 Adams on January 2nd. There has been some sporadic surface feeding on midges since then although most of the better fishing has been on midges, egg patterns and heavier bead-head flies. On days when the water has been trending up in temperature, streamers fished slowly have also been effective. Neither Bubba have been o

Auld Lang Syne

First, I want to wish everyone a Happy New Year. We will be open from 8am until 1pm. Yes, as of this writing, our license machine is holding up. After 1 pm, look for us on the river as catching the first fish of the year on New Year's Day has become a tradition. Many people are excited about the new Cortland Nymph rods. We received our first shipment earlier in the week. They come in a 10' 6" 2,3 or 4 weight versions. They retail for $299.00. The winter pattern has basically set up now and it brings a variety of opportunities to catch trout. Most anglers will likely fish nymphs. Most of the flies should be on the small side, size 16-22. Pheasant Tail, Hare's Ear and Prince Beadheads are all

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