Tag Archives: dry flies

A Purple Haze

The evening’s Genesee was too warm (72 degrees F.) to fish at Shongo so I drove upstream and found safer water (68 degrees) for trout, in case the dry fly action turned out to be good. It turned out to … Continue reading

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First Signs (At 37 Degrees)

This one is as short and simple as the first tentative signs of spring. I keep under the radar of what’s happening in the news and just report on what is not so new. The weather is becoming fair, at … Continue reading

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Ridgerunner (Wiscoy Creek)

Wiscoy Creek, in Wyoming County, western New York, is one of my favorite trout streams in the state, even though it’s well north of my favored hill country. There’s a lot of public water to be fished on this 20-mile … Continue reading

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Dry Flies, Waterfalls, and Trout

For several days over the past week we anticipated heavy rain and evening thunderstorms in the area, so after work I kept my fishing close to home. Falls Creek (not its real name) is found within a few miles of … Continue reading

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