June 4th brought some rain later in the day. A little thunder and lightning accompanied with a few heavy downpours occurred. Clouds over Slate Run In all fairness, the clouds look much more menacing than they really were. Amazing what you can do in a photo editor. Still, I thought they looked interesting so I … Continue reading Between ‘a Rock and a Hard Place’… no, I mean the Thunder and the Rain
I saw this guy hanging around this morning. The White-Eyed Fellow Visits the Cabin I do not know, yet, what this spinner is regarding it's genus or species or even common name. If anyone has any clues, please let me know. That's my pinky finger in the background for scale. Yep, it looks like to … Continue reading The White-Eyed Spinner
NOTE to the EMAIL FOLLOWERS: Apologies to the email followers for publishing this last night and then here again this morning. Just felt like I needed to tidy a few things up in the post before I left it alone. There are a few edits/additions. Ok, I need to edit/re-write this post as it now … Continue reading 5PM Fish and ‘Dances With Bears’ – Spanning 2 Evening’s Fishing
I get to see Pine from the cabin. I walk out and look at it now and then during the day to see if anything is happening. I haven't seen much happening during the daytime the past few days. The evenings, is another story entirely. I went out and fished Pine last evening and had … Continue reading Evening on Pine – May 31
I've heard that the Green Drakes have arrived to Pine Creek in the Slate Run area. and saw two fluttering in their up and down dance this morning at the cabin. No pictures of them, but I'm certain they were Green Drakes (well ok, maybe they were Brown Drakes... but... a Drake just the same). … Continue reading It’s Your Funeral…(coffin)
What do you think folks? Is this a Slate Drake? Doesn't have the 'White Gloved' Howdy sort of look but the mid and rear legs are light colored and the front are darker. Anyway I wont be out there tonight but tomorrow evening, I'll give them a try. till we see each other again, UB … Continue reading Iso – Wannabe?
I took a small hiatus and returned today about 5 pm and found this gal ( I think) on the door overlooking Pine Creek. Slate Run - 6 pm-ish, 5-29-2020 Correct me if I'm wrong folks! But... BUT.... but... I thought I saw... yes... a darker similarly sized fellow.... no .. it can't be... not … Continue reading Grey Foxes … Still Here
Sulphur #1 Just a quickie folks - I did see a few Sulphurs on the cabin this morning. They seem to be hatching now. When I fished this evening, I saw a few Grey Foxes and some rising fish, but got skunked! This endeavor always seems to humble me when I just start to get … Continue reading The Sulphurs are coming… the Suplhurs are coming!
The work that the Brown Trout Club does, entails purchasing and stocking fish to a section of Pine Creek. That statement is too simplistic to properly represent the amount of work that goes into running the show. I don't claim to know much more about the Brown Trout Club. I helped stock a feew years … Continue reading A Morning’s Fishing and The Brown Trout Club
No, it can't be. I wake up this morning, the twenty-first of May and... May 21st about 8am Just keep telling yourself it's May 21st not March 21st. Well, I'm still at the cabin and had a chance to go up the mountain to do a little fishing yesterday. It was a beautiful weather sort … Continue reading Broken Rod, Scarlet, and Bambi