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Date: 8/3/2013Water Clarity:  Off-colored/StainedHatches: Light Tan Caddis (#14-18), Blue Wing Olive (#18-20), Blue Quill (#18), Brown/Golden Stones (#8-12), Light Cahill (#14-16), Tricos (#20-26), Isonychia Nymphs, Beetles, Hoppers, and Ants. USE STREAMERS IN HIGH WATER CONDI ...
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Date: 7/29/2013Water Clarity:  Clear/StainedHatches: Light Tan Caddis (#14-18), Blue Wing Olive (#18-20), Blue Quill (#18), Brown/Golden Stones (#8-12), Light Cahill (#14-16), Tricos (#20-26), Beetles, Hoppers, and Ants.Suggested Patterns: Elk Hair Caddis, Goddard Cadd ...
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Late July offers us an opportunity to cast some large goofy-looking, foam bodied, rubber legged creations from the tying bench.  Hopper patterns and Chernobyl ants are a couple of my favorites during the late July-August period.  I prefer these patterns in larger sizes and a variety of colors.  T ...
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Date: 7/29/2013Water Clarity:  Stained/Muddy Hatches: Light Tan Caddis (#14-18), Blue Wing Olive (#18-20), Blue Quill (#18), Brown/Golden Stones (#8-12), Light Cahill (#14-16), Tricos (#20-26), Beetles, Hoppers, and Ants.Suggested Patterns: Elk Hair Caddis, Goddard Ca ...
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July 26, 2013Over the past three days things are beginning to return to a state of normalcy…well, sort of. During the trips on Wednesday and Thursday where we targeted smallmouth in moving water and cooler temps, brown trout were stumbled upon. The majority were tagged with small hopper and formul ...
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Date: 7/25/2013Water Clarity:  Small Streams Clear, Larger Rivers StainedHatches: Caddis (Tan), Blue Wing Olive, Blue Quill, Brown/Black Stones, Light Cahill, Tricos (#22) Hexegenia (Lakes), Beetles, Hoppers, and Ants.Suggested Patterns: Elk Hair Caddis, Goddard Caddis ...
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Here come the terrestrials!  It's that time of year again that the non aquatic insects and other random earth bound critters become an important staple in a fishes diet.  For the next several weeks you may notice a greater presence of grasshoppers, ants and beetles.  Though these insects do not h ...
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Date: 7/19/2013Water Clarity:  Small Streams Clear, Larger Rivers Stained Hatches: Caddis (Tan), Little Green Stonefly, Sulphur, Blue Wing Olive, Blue Quill, Brown/Black Stones, Light Cahill, Hexegenia (Lakes), Beetles, Hoppers, and Ants.Suggested Patterns: Elk Hair C ...
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Date: 7/16/2013Water Clarity:  Clear, Stained (depends on the watershed!)Hatches: Caddis (Tan), Little Green Stonefly, Sulphur, Blue Wing Olive, Blue Quill, Brown/Black Stones, Light Cahill, Hexegenia (Lakes), Beetles, Hoppers, and Ants.Suggested Patterns: Elk Hair Cad ...
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Monday July 15, 2013Over the last few days I've been out on the Lamoille River. All in all the flows have been moderating and wade fishing is becoming more accessible. The clarity is VG at what I term typical "Lamoille clear." Temps are in the mid 60's. Beware that the impending hot weather this wee ...
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