Here we are in the heart of winter and you'd never know
it! After brief bout of storms and the white stuff back
around Thanksgiving and into the middle part December
- we've been very mild and I we can tell that most of
you out there have a bit of cabin fever - at least judging
by the amount of email we've been getting inquiring about
trips and where to wet a line this time of year. Although
we've checked out some water here and there throughout
our travels, our fishing has been pretty lack-luster.
Word is there has been some sightings of little black
stones during the heat of the day, and on those A-B-E
limestoners, there has been a few little beatis flitting
about. For those little black stones - focus on the warmer
Going forward here in the next few weeks - please try
to look us up at the Somerset
Show - Jan 27-28. We will be there with the Lehigh
Coldwater Fishery Alliance - giving a presentation
on, what else, the Lehigh River. This is a must see for
anyone interested in learning the river as well as how
we can all work together to make the river better. Then
soon after the that - there will be the Francis E Walter
2006 Release Plan Workshop, whatta mouth full that is!
Look for this to be held somewhere close to FEW. Just
in case you are wonder - this is hosted by all the agencies
who have a stake in the Lehigh...
and is facilitated by the Wildlands
Conservancy. Don't forget the trout need a voice
to! Look for the date of this event soon.
Look for these to possibly be skittering
about in the near future with this warmth. A safer-bet though
is more toward the end of February. Ridley Creek actually
has a decent little black stone hatch.