Sunday, July 22, 2012

Trout Report: 071412

1. Tough going with the thick streamside veg. But many trout to be had. Nymphing deadly crush mode. Woke at 0553. Easy breakfast and relaxed exit. Got some gasoline for 15 year old station wagon. Standing streamside lined up to fish deep in the valley 0711. I consider it to be my home. Not a trip or destination. 2. Streamers: fish simply could not lay off a black bugger danced. Something in their physiology. Black bullet around two inches silhouetted. Zero chance to ignore it. But hookup rate low as normal. 3. Hoppers too. Should have switched sooner because this was money. 4. Still learning to relax but not coming along too well. Nymphing helps though. 5. Crossed paths with some four wheelers. Loud. Illegal too. Given that valley and that place the motors didn't make too much sense to me. But as Denny said that's the good thing-everyone can have an opinion but nobody has to listen to 'em. 6. Quite a few fish. Full creel and many released. The water was very predictable. Fish tacos that night. Found myself thinking the night before I left that there were fish holding in watery dark that were going to whacked the next day. Fish that I would eat. 7. Improved my wet wading to the point of near perfection. Two sets of neoprene socks under boots. Cannot be swimming in wading boots; must have tight fit. Wet wading is good. 8. Why didn't anyone roll me over and beat my face in for not fishing the Sage SPL more often. The rod is simply buttery. Exquisite casting, even with obtuse flies. And twelve inch fish double it over. thing of beauty. Oh, what a wonderful feeling even if storm clouds raging at your door.


Blogger John Montana said...

The 2 wt, that rod was made for MN. It would be a hoot on the coastal streams out here too.

McTage made me a sweet trade on a sage one in a 7 wt. one day on the water...looking for more..

11:20 PM  
Anonymous Mister Bubble said...

I think I recognize where you're starting from. I've been bushwhacking my way down - does the atv (or any other trail) provide an easier hike in?

1:20 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

great shots to match your writing. very visual writing. i miss the trout streams. not much opportunity for such here in Nebraska. fish on.

1:56 PM  
Blogger Wendy Berrell said...

Thanks for the notes folks.

Bubble: you got it. Bushwhacking in play, but the trails are useful. I'm getting to know the place pretty well.

11:19 PM  
Blogger Unknown said...

cheap oakley sunglasses
true religion outlet
abercrombie and fitch
louboutin shoes
polo ralph lauren outlet
oakley sunglasses wholesale
true religion jeans sale
lebron james shoes
air jordan 4
kate spade outletstore
fred perry polo shirts
kate spade outletonline
air jordan 4
cheap oakley sunglasses
coach outlet store
thomas sabo
louis vuitton handbags
marc jacobs
tiffany jewelry
coach factory outlet
cheap oakley sunglasses
insanity workout
lacoste shirts
burberry outlet
swarovski jewelry
tory burch outlet online
burberry handbags
tory burch sandals
pandora jewelry
beats by dre
michael kors handbags
longchamp outlet
tory burch handbags
air force one shoes
discount oakley sunglasses
cheap snapbacks
nike air max uk

4:49 AM  
Blogger Unknown said...

qihang0922,football shoes
nike sb
supra shoes
christian louboutin
nike elite socks
nike cortez
ralph lauren uk
north face uk
polo ralph lauren
air max 90
christian louboutin uk
fitflops sale clearance
hollister co
nike free run
ghd hair straighteners
barbour uk
oakley sunglasses wholesale
kate spade outlet
ralph lauren
ray bans
ray-ban sunglasses
nike blazer

1:42 AM  
Blogger Unknown said...

moncler jackets
christian louboutin sale
jordan shoes
jimmy choo outlet
ugg boots clearance
coach outlet online
ralph lauren uk
ed hardy uk
ralph lauren outlet
canada goose jackets

9:48 PM  
Blogger 5689 said...

nike chaussure
fitflops shoes
moncler jackets
yeezy boost 350 v2
pandora charms outlet
canada goose jackets
coach outlet
christian louboutin shoes
nike outlet

10:02 PM  
Blogger ARE said...

0820jejeasics cumulus femme avis Le swoosh chaussure nike cortez enfant Nike réel à travers l'aspect est en fait extrêmement exceptionnel, la adidas zx flux adv virtue semelle intercalaire réelle désigné avec dispositif de asics gel noosa tri 10 herren test l'atmosphère notable est en réalité extrêmement rembourrage. Les asics gel lyte v after dark chaussures réelles ont tendance à être assez à l'aise Adidas Zx Flux Pour Femme Grise pour vos pieds afin de mettre sur. Les baskets femme adidas zx flux noir leopard blanc logos et les en-têtes sont un élément asics gel divide pas cher de conception important de votre page, mais acheter nike free run 3 femme souvent pour diverses raisons que les gens ne le pensent baskets internationalist premium nike d'abord.

1:10 AM  
Blogger Unknown said...


pandora outlet
christian louboutin
true religion jeans
north face
ugg boots
mbt shoes
canada goose jackets
canada goose
moncler outlet
adidas yeezy

9:44 PM  

Post a Comment

<< Home