For those who love small streams, wild trout, and life...in their simplest form
Saturday, November 10, 2018
Good morning. Do you like soft-boiled eggs? I do. What a nice break from fried or scrambled eggs. I sometimes over cook them and that is not good. Most times they are soft and loose. A piece of toast and cup of Nantucket blend and I'm well satisfied.
So many times while fishing a stream that is full of brookies I'll hook one of these. The brown trout although not a native has been with us for so many years we almost consider them so. I have heard that these trout will wreak havoc on our native population of brook trout, but in my travels here in Connecticut I have not seen this. Most times these two seem to coexist....a lesson can be had here.
The brown above and this brookie came from the same stream.
I enjoy tying these large soft-hackle flies. They are tied on low water salmon hooks and I have taken quite a few trout on them.
I am going to make an effort to try to fish some larger waters using these flies. 2019 may be the year that "Small Stream Reflections" meets "Big Water Reflections".