A first light leviathan got away for me this morning prior to one of my guides. Kinda funny, this big butter belly stuffed a 6 inch articulated Ice Pick sideways in it's mouth and I couldn't get the point's to bury in it's maw. A couple of violent head shakes, a toilet flush and it was over. GOOD TIMES!
|Nice Rainbow in some Skinny water..|
Case in point, Saturday and Sunday had really heavy Hendrickson's and some Blue Quills, with sporadic fish looking up in the slower margins. The sub surface fishing was consistent in the afternoon with fish falling to various rusty brown to dark brown nymphs and soft hackles.
|Great afternoon despite a pair of leaky waders.|
Monday was a total change of pace, very few bugs but enormous numbers of spinners all afternoon into the evening. Let's just say it had the making of what could appear to be an epic spinner fall. I had to exit the river after my trip and the few friends of mine who were fortunate enough to hang around in anticipation of the feast found many spinners on the water and very few if any rises. From what I can see and have had as past experience, when we have a slower than normal spring, the summer is typically very good on the Farmington. Let's hope...
|Another First Trout via the Fly.|
|And many more of these guys.|
Sorry for the infrequent updates and fly tutorials, but things are beyond busy for me right now. I will still shoot for a video a month so stay tuned.