One of my favorite places to fish is up Francis Branch, normally. This is anything but a normal year though isn't it? There is so little water which makes fishing exceptionally tough. The approach is everything when it comes to these conditions. One must not just take your time, you must slow down in order … Continue reading Fall Francis Journey
This will be a short post folks! It was a warm day in Slate Run. A little warmer than seasonable - mid to upper 70's. Mid to upper 70s (my screwy dial thermometer said 80!) Fall Day in Slate Run I've been skunked the past two times out on Pine Creek and I was starting … Continue reading There Should Be A Book Titled “Midge Madness”
I like reading about local history. I've gotten a few books at home and am always in search of a new one (new to me). I found a title, and did a little research which helped me locate a reprint which are much more affordable than first editions. I located one at the Cameron County … Continue reading Not a Fishing Post – A Trip to Emporium
Ruth Will We've been here for a week. We've walked, biked and drove around. A coupe of days ago we found an easy trail to hike - the Ruth Will trail over off route 44. It's about a three mile long hike. With a beautiful day of temperatures hovering in the low 60s, we headed … Continue reading Ruth Will Hike and Fall Fishing
Yes, we are a fly fishing club but the waters are so low in the runs and on Pine, that hiking is a good way to spend some time in the woods and get or keep in shape to do all the hiking while fishing the runs. So, take a hike! Literally. Harry wanted to … Continue reading Early Fall, East of the Algerine
First, this story appears with a date-stamp outside the season in which it occurred, spring - I know! I thought I'd share it anyway because it happened in May a few years ago. In 2016 I was back visiting Slate Run and had a notable fish experience. I'll save you folks from deception as it … Continue reading 10-4-2019: Van Halen’s ‘Jump’ Had Nothing on this Fish!