It's been a while since I've posted. It happens. I've been back but haven't been able to get out fishing until today! Well, I've tried to get things in order around the cabin as I'm hosting the SRS Board meeting tomorrow. Between that, my sisters visiting for several days, power-washing the place and my desire … Continue reading Visiting
With all the crap that has happened over the past 18 months (dealing with the COVID-19 Pandemic), the Founder's Rod award was postponed for quite some time. However, we got together for the final SRS membership meeting of 2021 on September 11 and awarded it to Dave Berkheiser! Congratulations Dave! Because of the delay in … Continue reading Founder’s Rod 2021 Style!
We held our 2021-22 season concluding SRS Membership meeting today. It was attended with about 25 members who enjoyed this last regular membership meeting of the calendar year. 9-11-2021 SRS Membership meeting. While some of our business was abbreviated, we had a long discussion about the ATV Pilot Program that is being implemented by the … Continue reading Slate Run Sportsmen’s Fall 2021 Membership Meeting
Today - the dew point started to fall… drop. The air isn't quite as sticky as it has been for the past many days. I managed to deal with a pressing issue at the cabin and take care of some SRS business earlier this week. It seemed to take up most of my time though … Continue reading The ‘Do…Point…Drop’, or the dew point drop?
I got back several days ago in order to attend a Pine Creek Watershed Council meeting and the Pine Creek Preservation Association (PCPA) picnic. It is pretty typical early August weather here so it's pretty hot and humid now. This is to be expected and the water temperature in Pine is high enough to leave … Continue reading Hot August
The SRS Summer Pat Eroh Picnic was held this past Saturday, June 12, 2021. Please check out the Home page (the page that shows up when you go right to http://www.slaterunsportsmen.com) of this website as I posted a summary of the event there. Well, we first start with what bugs I've been seeing here in … Continue reading Fishing with a Friend & Not Fishing with a Friend
The weather finally turned for the better today, Memorial Day, 2021 in Slate Run. The night was cool and the morning skies were clear. It turned into a beautiful day - the sort you live for when you come here. The Soot: We started a fire in the campfire ring early today. We wanted to … Continue reading Soot, Orange Trout & SOOT!
No pictures (alright I took ONE but will not post it this time) - I just felt compelled to report on what I saw today. It started raining yesterday, Friday, in the late morning and had pretty much rained all day. The slow, showery, let is soak in, sort of rain that was desperately needed … Continue reading The Need to Report….
Basically, it's spinner-time for the Green Drakes! Wednesday and Thursday evenings were interesting fishing in Pine Creek. Green Drakes have been showing up over the course of the past 5 to 7 days with intensities starting slowly and coming to a peak just before late this week. I didn't see a massive Green Drake hatch … Continue reading The Swarm Before the Storm (as in stormy weather… at least showery weather)
Gr... Grr... Grrrr.....Green DRAKES! It's enough to make a grown man stutter! Please do NOT take this as official notification that the Green Drakes are hatching in earnest. We have captured ONE, and have been able to photograph it. What does it mean? Well, maybe they're coming! Feels like I've posted a few items in … Continue reading This Shall Not Wait!