All posts tagged “trout

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We got trout

From time to time I like to go off camping somewhere or another on my own. I don’t know how many times I’ve been asked, “why do you go alone?” and I have no explanation beyond that is it something I need to do once… Read More

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Dead Fish Days

I grew up in a family that fished and fished a lot. It seemed my father and my brother were always either heading to some spot or another or else talking about it. Getting ready for opening day was a ritual in our home, serious… Read More

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Hidden Gem

I visited a trout stream today I hadn’t been to in a few years. If you were on the road to this place you likely wouldn’t know it was there. Yes there is a bridge but the stream is so far down from the bridge… Read More

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Fly fishing

It looked like it might rain this morning but I took a chance it was just going to be overcast, and I took off to do a little trout fishing. This is a river I haven’t fished for many years. A friend of mine fished… Read More

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The River

I’ve been thinking a lot about the river lately. When I say the river, I mean the river I always just called the river because it was a go-to haunt for me for so long. It has a number of stretches, if I can call… Read More

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Fur and Feathers

Over the past couple years I haven’t done nearly as much fly fishing as I used to, and this year I missed the opener as we were away at Merlefest. I’ve finally got around to going through my gear, making sure everything was in order.… Read More

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Trout Magic

Regular readers will recall that I recently re-read Anatomy of a Murder by Robert Traver. Since doing so, and also because I’m planning a little trip to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula in June, I decided to re-read his trout fishing books as well, Trout Madness and… Read More

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Dogs and Creeks

When Memphis sees a creek, it’s as if a little slide drops down into her brain: Mission Critical…must enter creek now…. I don’t know anything about this creek except that it’s a cold water environment and there are other little streams not too far away… Read More