Tag Archives: smallmouth

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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Video Advice on Poppers for Smallmouth and a Shad Prediction

While surfing the interwebs, I found this nice video (one of a series) which has some good footage displaying why you shouldn’t “pop” your popper too much.  The video is only four minutes long.  The top water season is fast … 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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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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