MArch 5 & 6.
I am about 169% sure this post completes the 2007 Trout report, ending, blog style, with the first trip in March.
I worked Saturday so technically missed the opener.
That said I got in a full stream day yesterday, Sunday, and 2/3 of the day today before cold and wind and just plain old exhaustion got the better of me.
Car thermo said 9 degrees after getting geared up Sun morning.
169% bad ass fly fisherman or frozen nut job, you be the judge.
Some scenery - there was some open water...
Did not fish with this fly.
Only put it on to amuse the perpetrators and sustainers of the joke fly tradition.
I got a few like this :
and a few more like this:
and was I glad I could be out with the long rod on some proper, if frozen, streams.