Fishing over the weekend was productive for some. The trout are there but it was probably best to fish in the late morning or afternoon to maximize success with a little bump in stream temps. This Thursday and Friday it looks like we'll be warming up a bit. Bring the usual suspects in your box- think midges and stoneflies along with a few egg patterns. We are really looking forward to our annual Sparse Grey Matter Fly Tying Fest this Sunday February 24th. The event is held at the Califon Firehouse here in Califon and will run from 10am until 4pm. Fly Tyers from around the region including outstanding representation from various groups including Trout Unlimited and Kids on the Fly, will be on hand to demonstrate their skills. The event is free to the public and guests are welcome to bring their fly tying equipment as tables will be available. The event is free of charge and is sponsored by Shannon's and Dette's Flies. Lunch is available and all proceeds will benefit the Califon Volunteer Fire Department. We usually offer items for auction to offset the expense of the hall.
Looks like Wednesday we will have some more winter weather. Shannon's is set to host our first "Hot Stove Fly Fishing" evening with Tim Flagler this Wednesday, February 20th. We may have to bump it back to the next night, Thursday February 21st. It's a great night with a catered dinner and a s