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Here We Go Again

Spring was looking great, rivers were at great levels and caddis hatches were going strong.  Things changed a week ago with a strong storm front coming from the west.  Some places in Virginia received a couple inches of rain.  Definitely not what I want to see after 2018's wash out.  Yesterday another strong front came [...]

By |2019-04-20T15:37:58+00:00April 20th, 2019|Striper Fishing, Trout Fishing|0 Comments

Consistently Inconsistent

Consistently inconsistent describes the weather this year perfectly.  We went from having 60's one week back to 30's and 40's.  This morning I woke up to 4 inches of snow.  We are only a week away from March and a couple weeks away from daylight savings time.  I think all of us are due for [...]

By |2019-02-20T14:18:20+00:00February 20th, 2019|Trout Fishing|0 Comments

Early Spring?

The ground hog did not see his shadow, can we trust him?  Seems like he's right most years so I'm looking forward to a early Spring and warmer temps.  This past week's weather was awesome.  Air temps in the 60's and low 70's until today when a cold front pushed in.  I took advantage of [...]

By |2019-02-09T15:27:57+00:00February 9th, 2019|Musky Fishing, Trout Fishing|0 Comments

Wet Start

Well a lot hasn't changed since 2018.  The start of 2019 has been very wet and cold.  January is always a tough month for fishing.  You have to work hard for them with the cold water temps this time of year but you can't catch them sitting on the couch.  I wish I had more [...]

By |2019-01-28T22:46:11+00:00January 28th, 2019|Musky Fishing, Striper Fishing|0 Comments

Happy New Year!

Its been a heck of a ride this year, I believe the wettest year on record.  I was amazed I got out as much as I did.  I appreciate everyone that understood and put up with all the rescheduling and cancelations.  2018 wasn't all bad, still had plenty of great days on the water and [...]

By |2019-01-01T00:32:55+00:00January 1st, 2019|Striper Fishing|0 Comments

Shutting Down 2018

Looking at my weather app six times a day for the past two weeks, I was pretty sure I was done guiding for 2018.  Thankfully with the holidays my clients were flexible and we had a one day window to get out on the water before flows raised.  The trip was originally a musky trip [...]

By |2018-12-28T16:16:25+00:00December 28th, 2018|Trout Fishing|0 Comments

Mixed Bag

November hasn't been as sweet as some in the past.  Mainly due to the rain fronts we seem to have every week as soon as conditions approve.  I swear it has rained once a week since April this year.  This is the wettest year on record but I definitely have never seen a Fall with [...]

By |2018-11-19T15:05:57+00:00November 19th, 2018|Musky Fishing, Smallmouth Fishing, Trout Fishing|0 Comments