Embarking on a new fly-fishing technique (in my case, making and throwing articulated streamers) is an exciting time. I read a lot and watch many videos. I consult with friends. The fly-fishing world again feels new and filled with wonderment. For each technique, there are definite domain experts. In the case of articulated streamers, Kelly
With night temps plummeting, I last night debated if I should fish this morning. After a few seconds, the answer rang clear: of course I should! Another 3:30 am alarm time. I already had tied up some new streamers, both articulated and regular, and I was eager to see where the fish would be. Could
T’was a quick session today at the Farmington. I started off swinging wets and connected right away with some fish. As we head towards the end of meteorological summer, the trout have been more picky. I really had to work for them this morning. And, one trick I learned was to position myself far away.
For my Sunday outing at the Deerfield (a write-up on Saturday here), I awoke absurdly early, mindful of how I had been shut out at Salmon River tribs when I didn’t get up early enough. I am a very early riser naturally, but some anglers are something else. Gunners. The paranoia was unwarranted. I didn’t