Tag Archives: Conhocton River

Something Out of Nothing

A ray of light shot from the December darkness that surrounded me for a while. My son Brent and Catherine Rothwell, from Warrenton, Virginia, were married on the banks of the Anacostia River in Washington D.C. on December 23rd. The … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

A Trout Stole My Glove!

December 30. Nearly all the streams and rivers of the region were flowing high and muddy from the recent rains, but I found a headwaters stream that was manageable for fly fishing. I was close to the source of one … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 26 Comments

Messing About in Boats

My friend Tim D. and I decided to fish the southern end of Keuka Lake in boats… In little boats… On the broad Finger Lake closest to our homes. We got there before daybreak on a Sunday morning with intent … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

From Under the Shroud

Throughout much of this harshest winter in decades, the Conhocton River in New York has lain beneath a shroud of ice and snow. It’s been so cold that even Lake Superior is basically frozen over at this point. Each day … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 8 Comments

The Stolen Hours

It was another warm Saturday in December, and I felt like getting out to fish, for who knows, another casting opportunity might not come this month. Given the weather in upstate New York, one can never tell. Problem was, I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments