Clear Skies, Clear Water – A Day on the River
Met my friend Phil on the river yesterday. Great weather, high 70’s, and plenty of sun. Clear skies, clear water – and beacoup trout. All you could ask for.
Well as soon as we got there, we ran into anglers bragging about the excellent fishing. With that kind of news, we wasted no time getting rigged up and donning waders. Game on dude. I had my Diamondglass 8 foot, 4wt along for the trip. And Phil showed up with a vintage Vince Cummins “glass” rod. Nice unit.
Phil also brought a Coleman Stove, table and chairs. So we were all set for a lunch streamside. How cool is that? On a cast iron skillet he cooked up onions, dogs and burgers with all the trimmings. And yes, we washed it down with ice cold beer. Ahh a day on the river, you can’t beat it. Life is good.
After lunch we went right back to fishing. It was a blast. By the way, during the morning we saw some “sulphurs” coming off. Probably not a true “sulphur”‘; they’re more of a June hatch. Its likely what we saw was Vitreus. But for all purposes, they’re nearly identical to a “sulphur”. No trout rising unfortunately. Hey maybe dry fly action next time.