Saturday, March 31, 2012
The Rising Trout On The Swift
This was a strange day. It was supposed to be a day of family meeting family to address some issues. All of that is now on tomorrows plate.
I was stretched out, nowhere to go, the plans are all changed and I needed some time thing and relax - regroup!!! I now have the time so why not the Swift!!
I got there around 2pm and found only one angler who left within a half hour. I landed 8 and missed a few more while fishing dries. It's the last day of March but the dry fly action lives up to the Swift reputation.
Fly Fishing is not a game of how many fish that you catch. Last week I caught 1 trout in the same spot that I fished today. It was fun!! Today, with a few adjustments, was much better. I figured it out and that's the FUN in this wonderful pastime that we enjoy. There will be days in the months ahead where I will feel like a trout-god and other outings where I will be left scratching my head. That is this wonderful sport. I love it.
Flies today - Fished around the Y Pool area. Everything was caught/missed on a #22 dark caddis dry (clipped hackle)emerger. I went to a #18 in the same pattern - nothing doing!!!
Tomorrow we get get back to the things that have to be done.
Today was good!
I caught trout in tiny side flows. I could see them rise and take the fly!!!
Posted by Millers River Flyfisher at 8:37 PM