Not Your Average Sunday

I went away for my autumn fly-fishing weekend.

Saturday was tough, as I had to work hard to land four fish. Today, Sunday, was crazy: I caught 62 trout, amidst freezing weather and a few snow squalls.

Here is a view of my Saturday morning.


I caught quite a few trout, including rainbows, browns, and brookies.




At one point, I caught a bunch in a row, all of which were 10″ to 12″. Here is a net of 20 trout (or, click here). Don’t worry, I let them all go.

I really enjoyed meeting Jay from Southwick, MA. He came up to me while I was fishing. We were the only anglers on the river.

We chatted, and he just started learning how to fly fish. I gave him some of my flies, suggested where he should cast, and watched him land two fish very quickly. I yielded that spot to him, as I think it’s cool when someone new can immediately hook fish. I had caught plenty by then.

Below, or click here, is a video of us, fishing during a snow flurry.

And, here is a visage from the drive home, taken from out of the windshield. Don’t worry, I had pulled over to snap the picture.


2 thoughts on “Not Your Average Sunday

  1. What a fabulous description of a fabulous Sunday Jo! Those photos exude fresh air and soothing calm. Thank you for sharing… and congratulations on today’s efficiency.

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