Monday, June 30, 2014

Down River Float

The fish were active on BIG dries most of the day.

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Overnight Backpacking Trip

Darlene is planning on doing overnight backpacking trips while climbing some peaks in Colorado.  I took her for a practice run.... hiking uphill with her 25 pound pack,
filtering water from a creek, setting up her high tech tent, and cooking dinner on her new jet boil.  We had a good time.

Friday, June 27, 2014

Brooke and Hunter

 Brooke's first fish on a big dry.
 Hunter's was throwing a Black Wooly Bugger most of the trip.
Brooke said she had fun today.

Dirty Hippie Day

 The Blue Hippie
 Nice Snake River
 Charlie with a nice brown.
Brandon with a brown on a Dirty Hippie.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Nice Day On The River

 Rose was happy to land this brown on a buggy eyed dry fly.
Mark landed fish on dries, woolly buggers, and bead head nymphs.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Mike and Mike

Started out with dry/dropper got a few fish.  Went to the Black Woolly Bugger, game on!!!  Nice lunch after a morning of rowing big water.. Thank Mike and Mike!! 

Monday, June 23, 2014

2150 cfs

 2150 cfs below Bear Creek Rapid.
Black Wooly Buggers must of the day.

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Post Runoff Float

 The river flow was 2260 cfs.
The fish are HUNGRY.  The fish are 6" off the bank.  16.2 miles today in 5 hours today.

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Past Week at Spinney

We had some good days and some not so good days at the lake. Very body caught a BIG fish.  The calibrates are starting to appear now.

Sunday, June 15, 2014


The wind started blowing at 7:15 this morning which made it difficult to cast. 
That meant a LOT of tangles.

Friday, June 13, 2014

Spinney Day

Big boys are still hitting..

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Guide Trip

 The Lund is ready to go.
 First cast, first fish!!!!
 The big fish of the day.
The last fish of the day.

Monday, June 9, 2014

AR Hippy

"Arkansas River Hippy"
This is a modified version of Charlie Craven's Dirty Hippy

Sunday, June 8, 2014

4010 cfs.

The river is still uncatchable.

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Trips on Spinney

 Yesterdays guide trip "netted" several father/son doubles.
 My friend Kevin came fishing with me on Monday.  There was a good hatch of chironomids. 
 Chironomids all over the outhouses.
 Alex fished with us and the wind BLEW!!!!!
 In lake fishing, it's nice to see the backing on the reel.
Many nice cutbows were caught in the last 4 days of fishing.