Tag Archives: Black Ant

Spring Creek Preview

The long cold winter had been wearing me down, so it was nice to spend a few days in the slightly warmer climate of Pennsylvania’s spring creek territory. Thanks to a gift from my son, Leighanne and I stayed at … Continue reading

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The Culvert Pool

With just a few days left on the regular fishing season for trout, I decided I had better visit the Culvert Pool before it was too late. The stream is close to home, high up on the watershed, but for … Continue reading

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Touched by Rain

Touched by rain, the neighborhood creek was much improved last night. Five days ago, the fishing there seemed dead because of low, clear water. Now the stream was up a little (still clear), and the casting rocked. Fishing for wild … Continue reading

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The Cedar Run Experience, Part 4

Early in the morning of Leighanne’s birthday, we were invited to dig some beautiful lilies from our neighbor’s certified gardens and to take them to the owners of the tackle shop in Slate Run. The flowers would be exchanged for … Continue reading

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Black Ants and Trout

Summer evening, and the water temperature was a good 64 degrees.  I entered Black Willow Pool with a spinner fly at the tippet, but the surface feeders were not interested. In eastern rivertop regions, many of the caddis and mayfly … Continue reading

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