The Swarm Before the Storm (as in stormy weather… at least showery weather)

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)

Fishing Therapy – The Past Few Days

Header image disclaimer: That is a DIFFERENT fish than the one featured in the 5-19-2021 post... seriously! The Tiadaghton State Forestry Manager's wish was granted - the switch to summer was flipped, the air temperatures have warmed considerably, and the water temperatures have followed. The water temperatures rising might have stimulated the fish a little … Continue reading Fishing Therapy – The Past Few Days

If You’re Going to Catch Three Fish, it Might as Well be These!

I wish I could say that everything is going 'gangbusters' but... it's not. I spoke with the Tiadaghton State Forestry Manager this morning (5-18-2021) and he confirmed that things just haven't turned on quite yet - fishing-wise. It's been one of those sorts of springs unfortunately. We both hoped that this week's warmer temperatures would … Continue reading If You’re Going to Catch Three Fish, it Might as Well be These!

Friday Night Flies Presents… Not A Hair Outta Place Fly Tying – Reporting from Slate Run!

I'm taking you on a longer journey to the flies so hang in there 'Friday Night Flies' folks! (I've discovered where I can categorize and put this post in Flies & Fly Tying AND Spring.... so....) I arrived a week ago. First thing readily noticeable was the water level. For April, this water level is … Continue reading Friday Night Flies Presents… Not A Hair Outta Place Fly Tying – Reporting from Slate Run!