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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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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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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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Rivanna River at Pen Park

Rivanna River: Pen Park 2/25/12 1400-1530 Air Temp: 47.5 deg F Water Temp: 47.3 deg F Sunny and windy Water Clarity: very turbid, low visibility Hatch Activity: none By every measure today was a bad day for fly fishing. Winds … Continue reading

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Anticipating the Shad Run…

Three years ago I read John McPhee’s book The Founding Fish. The book is equal parts history and fishing techniques. A fantastic read. My first experience fishing for shad ended with this little baitfish trophy. That is my dad in … Continue reading

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Rivanna River 1/16/12. A Trip Down Memory Lane

Rivanna River 0900-1100 Air temp -35.7 Water temp -37.3 Clarity- chocolate milk Hatch activity -none I’m starting nights again in the ICU this week. I wanted to go fishing today, but given my success with wind last week I decided … Continue reading

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