For those who love small streams, wild trout, and life...in their simplest form
Monday, August 12, 2013
One of those rare August days.
Saturday morning I fished a small stream that I have let be for a spell. We got there about 10, we thought we would allow the residents of the brook to sleep in. The weather was so beautiful for this mid August day, a slight crispness even in the bright sunshine. Walking through the woods I could see the subtle changes taking place. The early signs of the season about to come.
The stream was clear, even with the heavy rains of the day before. The brookies were active, taking dry flies of various types. There is no hatch matching going on here, if it looks edible it's taken.
One from "Mossy Pool"
Some changes that are taking place here. The leaves are not that deep vibrant green of late spring, instead they are a light pale green. The oaks have started to drop their fruits and others will soon follow.
This one also came from "Mossy Pool". The pool is difficult to fish at times and it sure was today. But after enough tries your fly will drift just right and your reward will be at hand.