Wednesday, April 30, 2014

More Wind

Josh was happy to land the winning fish.  Big dries today.
More down stream winds today.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

A day of Weather

Wind, snow, hail, and sun.

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Wooly Bugger

 Lunch stop
 Olive Wooly Bugger all day.

 Cold wind all day, downstream..
Some nice fish on wooly bugger..

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Head Winds!!!

 Jujubaetis was the fly of the day.
Even this duck flashed us.

Friday, April 25, 2014


 The AJ was the dropper of the day.
The water is still off color.  The fish are on the edges in slow moving water.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Up River Float

We caught fish on a dry/dropper set-up.  The dropper was the 2-bit hooker.

 Stacie caught the fish of the day.
Another one caught on the hooker.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Cottonwood Rapid

 A couple of weeks ago I was the designate fisherman on a rowing instruction day.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

+/- 1100 cfs.

 The river rose to 1100 cfs today.  Along with this rise was non-catchable conditions.
 Wherever clean water was entering the river, we caught fish.

Monday, April 21, 2014

961 CFS.

 The Fish Spotter is checking out the high water.
The fish were next to the bank and they were eating the Red Two Bit Hooker.

Friday, April 18, 2014


Yellow PMX all day with the HOOKER on the bottom..

Thursday, April 17, 2014

A Beautiful Day on the River

 With the low water, the fish seemed to be more active.
 The blue winged popped about 10am.  The catching was on!!!
 The rainbows were hungry.
This is the 750 cfs water line (moss line).  The lower flows are short lived because the water is suppose to go up again tomorrow.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Blue wings and more blue wings

 A big hatch of blue wings occurred this afternoon.  We fished with double dries.
All morning the fish went after a stone fly.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Dries this Afternoon

 Big dries.
Down stream winds all afternoon.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Cold Morning

 15 degrees this morning, had to fight the ICE on the guides all day. The fish were hungry.
This fish was taking in the morning sun.

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Branding Day

 I helped brand 122 calves today.

 The Fish Spotter got in a bite once in awhile.

 The younger generation took on the biggest calves.
The Fish Spotter and her best friend Julio finally settled down and just watched.

Friday, April 11, 2014

A Good Day On The River

 The water was high but clearer than it has been the past few days.
 We used a dry/dropper most of the day.
The 2-bit hooker was the go to fly again today.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Dirty Water

 Floated on a 60cfs bubble of dirty water all day.  The snow is melting upstream due to warm temperatures.
Larry said the fish were "moody" today.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014


Strong downstream winds today.  A few BWO were out this afternoon. The AJ worked this morning, first time this season.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

What Happens When a Client Cancels a Trip?

 My wife and I go fishing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 We used a double nymph rig in the morning.  Caught them on the 2 bit hooker.
After lunch, we used a dry dropper.  Caught 2 on the dry and all the rest on the
2 bit hooker.

Monday, April 7, 2014

Hooker Day

The river was gin clear today, the fish were active off and on.  Most of the fish hit the red hooker. A down stream most of the day.

Sunday, April 6, 2014

New Day

Snow over night made for some beautiful trees.  The river was gin clear this morning,
Snowing at the take out this afternoon.

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Streamers All Day

 The fish were on today.

Lucas is always happy, when is the fish man.