As we enter into mid summer, the days are bright, sunny, and hot. Now's the time to fish tailwaters. If you have a small stream that runs cool, 66 degrees or cooler, it's best to fish these small streams in the early AM, when they may even cool overnight. The days can be reserved for other summer doings.
Here are a few of the things I've been doing on these days.
Reading, this little guide is well written. It's concise, and the color photos are splendid.
When fishing the other day, I thought I had lost a fly to the stream side brush. But when I got home I took off my shoes to let them dry on the deck. And what do I see, the fly safely tucked into my shoe lace.
In the Fall 2011 "Trout" magazine are several very good articles on Maine Brook Trout. There's also a article on the Blueback Trout. It's very informative, interesting reading.
I also have been tying a few flies to replace some of the ones that went missing in action.
And enjoying some great table fare........ "Bayou Stew"
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