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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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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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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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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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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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Freshly Stocked Rainbows!

Lower Moormans’ River 2/26/12 1530-1700 Air Temp – 49 deg F Water Temp – 43 deg F Bright, cloudless skies, minimal wind Water Clarity- slightly more turbid than usual in the slow water stretches Hatch activity – multiple size 20 … Continue reading

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