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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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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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An Entirely Synthetic Fish

I am thoroughly enjoying my latest amazon dot com purchase An Entirely Synthetic Fish. I started it two days ago and haven’t been able to put it down. I’m on par to finish it tonight. This book is fascinating. It … Continue reading

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Lower Moormans’ River Success!

Lower Moormans’ River 2/10/12 1600-1745 Air Temp – 46 deg F Water Temp – 44 deg F Cloudy, light breeze Water – clear, slightly below average flows Hatch Activity – very small number of #22-24 midges. Tucker and I were … Continue reading

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PA Spring Creeks Part 2. Big Spring Creek

Big Spring Creek With Mark Sturtevant central PA Air Temp – 40-48 deg F Water temp – 52 deg F Bright Sunlight, minimal clouds NO WIND! (finally) Water clarity – gin clear Hatch activity – 20 and 22 midges. inconsistent … Continue reading

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PA Spring Creeks Part 1. The Falling Spring Creek

Faling Spring Creek 2/2/12 Chambersburg, PA 1400-1730 Air Temp – 48 F Water temp – 52 F Cloudy 10-15mph winds from the west Clarity – gin clear Hatch activity – size 22 midge and size 18 BWO There is nothing … Continue reading

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South River 1/20/12

South River 1445-1645 Air – 39 deg F Water – 42 deg F Cloudy and windy Water clarity – slightly turbid Hatch activity – none. I thought today would be a banner blue winged olive day. It probably was; I … Continue reading

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North Fork Moormans’ River and Lower Moormans’ River 1/19/12

North Fork of the Moormans’ River and Lower Moormans’ River 1500-1800 Air temp – 47 deg F Water – 38 deg F Slight breeze, cloudy skies Water clarity – clear Hatch – no activity Today my fishing trip was more … Continue reading

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Dam Removal: (Almost) Always a Good thing!

The last few years have seen two important dams removed to the benefit historical anadromous species, the American Shad (Alosa sapidissima). The removal of theEmbrey Dam on the Rappahannock River in Fredericksburg, opened up 71 miles of the Rapphannock River … Continue reading

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Lower Moormans’ River 12/22/2011

Thursday, December 22, 2011 1600-1645 Air temp – 64 degrees F Water temp – 46 degrees F My brother and my best friend came to visit me over the holiday weekend, since i was on call all weekend and my … Continue reading

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