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 officially caught and there are still plenty of their friends in the water along with plenty of holdover fish for anglers to target. The Pequest and Point Mountain TCA's on the Musky have been producing fish lately as well.
Next week on Wednesday January 22nd at 6:30pm, Bob Mallard will be presenting on his latest book "Squaretail" at the Raritan Inn. We include a catered hot dinner along with the presentation. The cost is $25.00 and there are still a few spaces left so contact us for more information and Bob will be signing his book. Next weekend is also the annual Fly Fishing Show in Edison and I'm sure ma