Wow – my last post was at the April 28. My goal is to post weekly! Today is May 29th! What happened to May. I know what happened to May – I was busy scouting waters, teaching fly fishing classes , a few private casting lessons, and yes a good number of days guiding! I feel as I have been behind the 8 ball all month. A few days at home this week – and my to do list is getting reasonable. Key word reasonable – not necessarily done. But you don’t want to read about my scrambling to get my to do you done – you want to read about my fishing.
I will start with a great evening Dave and I had with the Wild Women of the Water. They came over for an overview of building bamboo rods and socializing, of course. You can check out Dave’s Blog to see all the photos – but Kari running a strip through the beveler is my favorite.
Now back to fishing! I have spent a majority of my time on the Deschutes River – plenty of stone flies out and about! Love the aggressive takes of the big rainbows as they take them. Amazing experience – if you get a chance in the next week get on the water. The hatch will be winding down in a few weeks. A few photos of the fish, flies, and amazing shots of the real bugs.
I have also been on the Crooked River imitating the Mother Day’s Caddis hatch with success!