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General RegionMaryland, USA
Specific LocationBeaver Creek
Time of Day2-6 pm
Fish Caughttrouts
Conditions & Hatchessunny, 45 F, clear water at 50 F, sparse BWOs, later plentiful midges, tiny pale mayflies (#28 or so), and even a larger yellow mayfly (#16)

Details and Discussion

CaseyPMarch 28th, 2011, 5:05 pm
Arlington, VA/ Mercersburg, PA

Posts: 653
colder than a brass monkey's toes this AM in central PA so i headed south, figuring by the time i got there it would have warmed above freezing, and it did. bought a MD license and celebrated Spring with a stop at Beaver Creek. not much action on the nymph front, but then the BWOs started up sparsely and one or two fish responded. caught one stocked rainbow, one wild brown, one holdover rainbow on an Adams. thank you for the chance to share--next time will bring camera. figured net was enough bad luck this time around.

BTW, there is a crackerjack new fly shop there now in the country store building.
"You can observe a lot by watching." Yogi Berra
TroutnutMarch 28th, 2011, 10:26 pm
Administrator
Bellevue, WA

Posts: 2569
Congrats! Always good to get out on liquid water after a long winter. Still waiting for some sign of spring here.

At least the days are getting long. It's not dark til 9:30 at night, but everything's still frozen over.
Jason Neuswanger, Ph.D.
Troutnut and salmonid ecologist
Jmd123March 29th, 2011, 9:59 am
Oscoda, MI

Posts: 2470
Good job, CaseyP! Be sure to take that camera next time. The good old Adams is one of my go-to flies. Can't wait to throw a few myself, but I am a-waiting on the weather...

Hang in there Jason. My flyrodding expeditions are stalled due to cold weather and ice as well. You have my sympathies!

Jonathon
No matter how big the one you just caught is, there's always a bigger one out there somewhere...

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