22, 2009 - Update
Cold air temps, and low flows are keeping us
off the water. Man, it has been a very fish-free winter to
date down here in SE PA. We are definitely looking forward
to some consistently warmer air temps. What we are also looking
forward to is our annual Penns
Creek Trip! Year after year this trip is a great time,
on one of the best streams in PA. Check it out!
7, 2009 - Tetons
Traveling and what not have kept us from being
in front of the machine. Good timing though to be back in
town -- 'cause warmer temps are on the horizon. No doubt,
that with the reflective heat from the snow pack and the high
air temps - - there will be bugs hatching. Look for even a
few little black stones popping and skittering here and there
on the streams that have this hatch, ie., Ridley.
also be about. The slicker pools will be the place to look
for the risers - - heat of the day style. But heat of the
day fishing plays into the lone wild card for this weekend
and that is potentially rapid snowmelt and thus, suddenly
off-color water. We've seen this before here in SE
PA. Should be interesting to see how that plays out. That
said, we hope to get out and hit it in the coming days.
are booking, so now is the time to lock-in that preferred prime-time
Recent travels took one half of FFPA to this view
in Wyoming. The brown line in the foreground is made up of Elk.