Monthly Archives: October 2013

A Rivertop Reflection

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Simply Trout Fishing

After a disappointing visit to a Finger Lakes tributary in search of larger brown trout and landlocked salmon, I returned home and got back to the basics of headwaters fishing. Yes, the weather was just as cold and damp and … Continue reading

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Upland Gallery #3

[Celebrating RR’s 2nd birthday! Thank you readers and blog followers. I appreciate your attention and comments!]

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Portrait of the Chinook as an Old Man

I saw the king salmon shiver into the lower pool and come to rest. He was 30 feet away, with deep water and variant current speeds between us. The hunter’s challenge came to the fore, even though I knew that … Continue reading

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Upland Gallery #2

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A Modest Shutdown

With only a few days left in the New York trout season (aside from waters with special regulations), I visited a rivertop brook to tell the fish adieu. The season was shutting down; I would not be wading its pools … Continue reading

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An Upland Gallery

the faint song of a bird– “ten thousand things”

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Autumn Sedge

Lately I’ve had a waterscape in mind. It consists of several streams that I’ve been fishing close to home, viz., the upper sections of the Genesee River, Dyke Creek, and (in PA), Oswayo Creek. The dry fly fishing has been … Continue reading

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Upper Kettle, Sunday

Kettle Creek has always been one of my favorite trout streams. On Sunday morning I resettled on upper Kettle near Germania, PA,  after an absence there of several years. The scenery and the fishing were outstanding. On a spring day … Continue reading

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