After yesterday’s surprise, I decided to head back out. I prepped Sunday Dinner in the morning and was on the water by 10 a.m. It all worked out. An unexpectedly high-volume day. Some of my favorite fish are below. Grateful for a beautiful day.
I was in the car by 5 a.m., coffee ready, podcasts downloaded, and a PB&J sandwich in the next seat. I drove the 75 min. to the river in the dark. The goal was to be well on the water before the sun peeked up. The temperature outside was 9 °F as I parked on
To fit in school events, we celebrated my birthday over a few days. It was a very simple set of events, which I liked. For lunch, Mrs. T. and I went out for some noodles, a Chinese tradition. Long noodles are meant to symbolize a long life. The next day, she made me a special
In New England, Monday was a holiday. For the long weekend, I went to Barkhamsted, CT, to fish. I rented a small room on a river. Fished about eight to 10 hours a day. Water was very low, which made for very challenging conditions. The fish spooked easily, and so, you had to slowly creep
After a two-hour drive and six hours of hard fishing on Saturday, I had landed only one very small fish. I felt pretty dejected. But, I’ve learned in the past that if I keep going, good things usually happen. It certainly did again. At the bottom of this post are pictures of a 22″ brown
I assiduously follow Amelia and Dave Jensen on social media. They are living a cool life. In Alberta, Canada, they run a fishing lodge and a guide service. Then, during the N. American winter, they head to New Zealand to camp and fish during that hemisphere’s summer. And, they post some amazing videos, like the one