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And the sins of UVA, were washed away….

6/25/13 0700-1230 Dry River Harrisonburg, VA Andy Boryan and Dan Leach Air temp – 68-78 Water temp – 60-63 Mostly Cloudy, min breeze BWO size 18, midges 22-24, One Hendrickson spotted!                 Residency … Continue reading

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A Presidential Dove?

Tucker and I are officially on the boards this hunting season. After a couple of fruitless trips to the local WMA’s we bagged our first dove of the season. Thanks to a very gracious attending, I was able to hunt … Continue reading

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The Montana Series: Kootenai River Part 1

On August 4th, 2012 the Boryan men headed west. Montana is where it all began for the American strain of Boryans. We flew into Spokane, WA where we rented a masculine truck minivan and Chris steered us towards Libby, Montana. … Continue reading

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Bodo’s and Bass

Rivanna River 8/24/12 0830-1030 Air temp – 75 Cloudy Flows 190 cfs at Palmyra Water Clarity – clear and low Hatch Activity – size 4-10 red and green damselflies and dragonflies. It is not every morning that two senior anesthesia … Continue reading

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Trophy Largemouth

Dave Peterson caught the largemouth of a lifetime 4 days ago. The whole ordeal began innocently enough. The previous day we tried to fit a quarter ton of man into “old leaky” to ply a local pond. Dave, Pete and … Continue reading

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A Guest Post; and some updates on the radio silence

The Sporting Physicians would like to apologize for the radio silence of late. We just spent the last seven days on a fly fishing bonanza. We travelled through four states (and one district) and fulfilled our goal of catching and … Continue reading

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Shad Cam Snapshots

Unfortunately, the shad cam is offline on account of muddy, high water. The VDGIF says they will turn it back on when the water levels are more appropriate. I saved some eye candy from my time monitoring the shad cam. … Continue reading

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“Hey you kids…get out of my lake!”

3/20/12 1800-1930 with Dave Peterson and Pete Schmidt Suburban lake outside of Charlottesville Air temp – 70 degrees F Water temp – 62 degrees F Water clarity – visibility approx 2 feet hatch activity – none “Old Leaky” (my affectionate … Continue reading

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Shad Cam is Online

The Shad Cam at Bosher’s Dam came online this morning. Around 6am, I saw a lot of American eel moving through Seeing shad moving through with some regularity

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Shad in the Potomac!

                Beau Beasley insists when the cherry blossoms are on the trees, shad are in the Rappahannock River. There haven’t been any internet reports of shad in the Rap, but there is empiric … Continue reading

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