Geoff Klane clearly is a passionate angler and talented fishing guide. We featured him in a prior interview, and he goes after all sorts of cold- and warm-water species. It is great that he has agreed to join the blog team! Here is his inaugural post. The Aquarium, the Y-Pool, the Bubbler, the Pipe. These
Off and on, I’ve been working on throwing size 30 dries while at flat water. I’m avoiding quick currents and trying to see if I can get fish to take up top at slow or still water, even when there isn’t a hatch going on. The trout can eyeball the flies for a long time.
Six years ago, when I started to fly fish more than once a year, I visited the Swift Y-Pool on a late-winter day. It was very intimidating. Two anglers were fishing tiny dries and were catching fish in a snowstorm. I couldn’t believe it. I was in awe. I was a rookie and felt like
I was down at the Swift this past weekend. I didn’t see a fish in several of my favorite spots. Really reliable spots. I sat down and watched for a while, too. Nothing. Which is why, when a fellow angler just down the river told me a nice ‘bow was just frozen in the snow,