Category Archives: Fishing Report

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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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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“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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Piper at the Gates of Dusk

Wissahickon Creek 2/26/12 1630-1730 Air Temp – 48 deg F Water Temp – 43 deg F Slightly overcast skies, minimal wind Water Clarity- Clear, Tannic Hatch Activity – #24 midges abundant, but no noticeable rises. I happened upon a gift … Continue reading

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Record Bull Steelhead from Muskegon River

A couple weeks ago my friend Mark caught a very large steelhead. It was a Gray Drake Lodge record steelhead. Every week Mark writes an outdoor column for our local newspaper. You can read his story here. Living vicariously through … Continue reading

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The Largemouth Spawn Begins…

Unnamed (secret) beaver dam pond, central Virginia 3/3/12 1545-1730 Air Temp – 57 deg F Water Temp – 54.8 deg F! Intermittent clouds with gusts of wind Bountiful mosquitoes tannin stained stillwater Six Anesthesia residents, twelve + beers, some pipe … Continue reading

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No turtles were harmed during this post.

Rivanna River. US 29N 2/29/12 1600-1730 Air temp 53 def F Water temp 49.8 deg F! Light to heavy rains Water clarity – turbid, muddy Hatch activity – ample mosquitoes The weather dot com said there was a chance the … Continue reading

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