Troutnut.com Fly Fishing for Trout Home
User Password
or register.
Scientific name search:

> > rain rain rain

IEatimagoAugust 22nd, 2007, 6:58 am
Spring Mills, PA

Posts: 97
its getting old now, much needed but im getting chilly at this point and not quite ready for the cold weather yet,
chocolate milk runs in the river, well as of last night it is.
the fish seem happy, i dont.
how many others are getting dumped on?
Shawnny3August 22nd, 2007, 7:06 am
Moderator
Pleasant Gap, PA

Posts: 1197
Same here - of course, we're just in the next valley...

-Shawn
Jewelry-Quality Artistic Salmon Flies, by Shawn Davis
www.davisflydesigns.com
SofthackleAugust 22nd, 2007, 7:23 am
Site Editor
Wellsville, NY

Posts: 540
Us too! But the rain seems to helping the river.

Mark
"I have the highest respect for the skilled wet-fly fisherman, as he has mastered an art of very great difficulty." Edward R. Hewitt

Flymphs, Soft-hackles and Spiders: http://www.troutnut.com/libstudio/FS&S/index.html
BxRxTxKAugust 22nd, 2007, 7:24 am
western NC

Posts: 29
send some of it this way...
we are so parched down here that I don't know how long it may be before I wet a line again...I don't know how many more weeks of '95 plus degree heat we can take...
JOHNWAugust 22nd, 2007, 10:12 am
Chambersburg, PA

Posts: 452
Getting dumped on here as well. The nice thing about all of the first order spring creeks in the Cumberlan Valley is it takes biblical amounts of rain to blow everything out.
John
"old habits are hard to kill once you have gray in your beard" -Old Red Barn
SmallstreamAugust 22nd, 2007, 1:20 pm
State College, PA

Posts: 103
it might seem kind of bad now, but it will make for some sweet late summer fishing in a couple days
IEatimagoAugust 22nd, 2007, 3:31 pm
Spring Mills, PA

Posts: 97
rain is done, over cast sky's river not in bad shape, but on my way out the door i was asked to grill some burgers arrrgh! the creek must wait.
MartinlfAugust 22nd, 2007, 4:48 pm
Moderator
Palmyra PA

Posts: 2908
Go now. I fished three hours this afternoon and caught 6 wild rainbows, the biggest 15 1/2. When there's a bit of color in the stream, approach is much easier.
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
Jmd123August 22nd, 2007, 7:02 pm
Oscoda, MI

Posts: 2379
Northern MI, including the U.P., has been in a drought this summer, with numerous wildfires in the U.P. and low waters in the northern lower. However, those of us living in the southern part of the state have had PLENTY of rain this August, including a squall line that came though this morning (fortunately, I have plenty of office work right now so I don't have to go out and dodge lightning). This evening I went out for a walk on my local section of the Huron, and the water was up at least a foot and a bit off-colored (there's a tributary that runs behind my apartment that always gets muddy when it rains hard enough). I was going to my local public pool to cool off (and for some bikini watching - you gotta love college towns!), and while there swarms of flying ants came sailing over. Crossing the river on my way home, I saw quite a few fish feeding, including in a side channel that had been too low for fish only a week ago or so. Quite likely a bunch of little bluegill - but the smallmouth can make deceptively gentle rises so you never know...

At least everything is nice and green around here, which bodes well for fall wildflowers and of course leaf colors. Also, I might have to check out the lower Huron around Flat Rock because I suspect the higher water levels might entice a few salmon and steelhead to come in...Within a month they'll be coming in all over the state!

That's the report from my neighborhood...

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

Quick Reply

You have to be logged in to post on the forum. It's this easy:
Username:          Email:

Password:    Confirm Password:

I am at least 13 years old and agree to the rules.

Related Discussions

TitleRepliesLast Reply
Re: Fall foliage, flowers, fungi...and FISH!
(6 more)

In the Photography Board by Jmd123
3Oct 13, 2011
by Motrout
Re: Fly choice during an Ephoron hatch
In the Mayfly Genus Ephoron by Jmd123
13Feb 1, 2016
by Martinlf
Re: smelly flies
In General Discussion by Sayfu
20Dec 1, 2011
by Sayfu
Re: The Xerces Society???
In General Discussion by Oldredbarn
3Oct 3, 2009
by Oldredbarn
Re: Truly a labor of love - my 2016 Field Biology class
(5 more)

In the Photography Board by Jmd123
4Aug 11, 2016
by PaulRoberts
Re: penns
In General Discussion by IEatimago
1Jul 7, 2007
by Martinlf
Re: Rain, Sleet, and Blue Winged Olives
In Fishing Reports by Motrout
4Nov 27, 2010
by Jesse
Re: Wow Great Site Troutnut
In General Discussion by Troutbum_46
1May 20, 2008
by GONZO
Re: Happy New year
In General Discussion by JAD
5Jan 2, 2011
by Martinlf
Re: Crazy looking Nymph?
In the Identify This! Board by ReelnCreel
5Apr 26, 2010
by ReelnCreel
Most Recent Posts
Re: 1wt gear
In Gear Talk by Red_green_h
Re: Changing fly line
In Gear Talk by Red_green_h (Troutnut replied)
Re: Holy Waters - over-rated
In General Discussion by Brian314 (Partsman replied)
Re: 6wt reel help
In Gear Talk by Swampfox (Partsman replied)
Re: Cold weather fly fishing
In Beginner Help by Red_green_h
Re: Boots
In Gear Talk by Martinlf (Wbranch replied)
Re: nm
In Gear Talk by Red_green_h
Re: My (new) place and its environs
In the Photography Board by Jmd123 (Partsman replied)