Tag Archives: caddis

Flycatcher

When the weather finally turned irresistible for the craft of venturing into the stream-lined depths of mother nature, I got on the West Branch Genesee and, later, the main stem Genesee. There, among the hills and hollows of the dual-state … Continue reading

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Matchin’ That Hatch

May 30: In the long meadow pool of the Allegheny, rainbow trout were rising to the surface but it took a while to figure out that it wasn’t mayflies or caddis they were feeding on, but midges. Tiny black midges. … Continue reading

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The Rivertop Construction Company

To seize the time, a tranquil evening in early May, I took a walk to the beaver ponds to see all I could see. I took a path that was less than a path, a rough walk downhill from the woods, … Continue reading

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The Upper Canyon (Experience 17)

The mid-November sun was golden, low, and mellow with the news that winter hastened its approach. If I was to walk the upper canyon comfortably this fall, if I wanted to extend the distance that I’ve fished the stream this year, … Continue reading

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The Back Country, Sinnemahoning

Large coyote pauses on an open slope. Looks down-valley at the human looking up. Coyote ambles off, into the woods, the wild. Small caddis hatch from the big stream, under deep blue sky, among the greening hills. Anglers stop on … Continue reading

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