Thursday, May 26, 2016


Sometimes, the fishing gods are with you and sometimes not. This is the time of the year you dance with the devil. All the free stone rivers are going through there ritual of blowout flows and unfishable 
flows. Many folks turn to the reliable tailwater fisheries, that are often more stable, but are suspect to rising flows too, as reservoirs and impoundments need to release water to make room for additional water that is coming. 
Such is the case currently, on many tailwater fisheries. Increased flows can create opportunities that do not normal exist, as off-color and dirtier water allows larger flies to be fished.

Colorado River Brown

Always beautiful, the close-up photo of the brown trout skin is alway unique, especially to each river drainage. This patch comes from the Colorado River drainage.