Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Spawning Brookies, Royal Coachman, And Pumpkin Seeds



Lots of good things taking place in the last few days. I walked a stream and was rewarded with some of natures autumn rites. I observed many pairs of spawning brookies, and even managed to photograph a couple. I also fished a Royal Coachman dry fly and had a few brookies rise to this beautiful fly. I was able to bring one or two to hand. And with Halloween, came to carving of the pumpkin and that means roasted pumpkin seeds. A great treat.

A spawning couple.


A wild brookie and a Royal Coachman

Roasted pumpkin seeds



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9 comments:

  1. You must be very stealthy to capture a couple of brookies via picture in that small of a stream... or a really big lens! Nice job.

    The Average Joe Fisherman
    http://averagejoefisherman.blogspot.com/

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  2. You Sir, know how to live life!

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  3. Ryan Thanks, Slow walking along the bank. I spooked several before I got that photo.


    Savage, I try to every day. Sometimes the simple things prove to be the best.

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  4. What a really nice to read blog! Keep up the good work.
    colin

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  5. Way to go Brk Trt. Great post and pics. Thanks for sharing.

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  6. Baslowfisher, Welcome to my blog, and thank you for your comment. Please visit often.


    Passinthru Outdoors, thanks. I just checked out your NJ hunt part 2, great stuff.

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  7. Very nice post as always. Great to have a little gem of a brookie stream so close. You're right, those pumpkin seeds to make for a nice treat.

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  8. once again a nice post. I roasted some seeds the other day. What a treat. First time trying it and now I am hooked.

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  9. Joel thanks.
    The seeds you do yourself are so much better than some of the store bought.

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