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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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Night Flyer/ Test Patterns

I was looking past the evening hatch and peering into the night. At home, I was rereading Jim Bashline’s nightfishing book, subtitled “The Final Frontier,” and preparing for darkness. Bashline’s Night Fishing for Trout is probably the most absorbing read of … Continue reading

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Autumn Journal: October 9

I took advantage of a golden Indian Summer day to fish for brook trout in the Genesee River headwaters. I began at Orebed Creek, walking upstream through the forest on the banks of this little known stream. With a seven-foot … Continue reading

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