I saw this great post from Team USA member Lance Egan. Caught a fish on the stone on the right. Took a stomach sample and the fish had recently eaten the stone on the left. Golden stones aren’t hatching this time of year but I think this still qualifies for “match the hatch”. Yes/No ??
Yesterday, I caught up with Alex. He asked about my fishing plans for today, Saturday. I had wanted to get out in the morning and fish. But, with forecasts for prolonged freezing rain, I didn’t want to risk life and limb on desolate side streets. I’ve seen way too many wipe-outs back when I used
As I wrote previously, I had really good luck fishing a freestone last winter. I didn’t realize it was all about Winter Stoneflies/Snowflies. Practiced floating the sighter at a local spot. Stoneflies in the water. Celebrated with Thai food. HT: @lanceeganflyfishing's Rainbow Warrior and @tactical_flyfisher's Euro leader recipe #sageflyfish #orvis #flyfishing #barbless #euronymphing #browntrout #daytimebeer
As I wrote, it was a good outing on Saturday at the Farmington. A 16.5″ Survivor Strain brown fell for a Pat’s Legs. So, it makes sense that I’m seeing reports online of Golden Stoneflies getting active. Here’s one from Vermont: Spring is in the air! Already seeing hatches and finding juicy little fish snacks