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Tagged With: driftless area

A Perfect Day in the Driftless

I was in no hurry to get on a trout stream in the early morning last Sunday.  I was crossing foggy streams in the morning instead of arriving on one, but I was hoping for a good caddis hatch.  My experience has been the fishing doesn’t start to get good until you feel the warm sun on … Continue reading »

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January Trout Fishing – Driftless Area

With the warmer than normal weather we experienced last weekend some friends and I got out for a day of trout fishing in the driftless area.  Due to some rain and snow melt we encountered some situations that we all learned from which in turn will make us more successful in the future.  The first … Continue reading »

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Winter Trout – Driftless Area

With all the holiday activity finally settling down I found some time to head west and fish some spring creeks in the Driftless Area.  Most of the spring creeks in Southwest Wisconsin stay free of ice through the winter months, and now that the early season begins the first Saturday in January we have 2 … Continue reading »

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Summer is Here

Been too long since the last post, but a lot has happened so I’ll do my best to catch up.  Last update was in April when the caddis started hatching and they did so for several weeks.  Surface and sub-surface caddis patterns provided some of the best hatch fishing of the year.  Fish come out … Continue reading »

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Driftless Caddis 4/17/2016

Sometimes you head to your  favorite trout stream looking for a particular hatch and all the conditions seem right, and for some random reason of cruel fate, it never materializes.  This was not that day.  Everywhere you found rocks and riffles, you found Caddis popping and trout rising.  The heads of pools was where the action … Continue reading »

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Mysteries of the Driftless

Here is an amazing short documentary about the geographic and biological diversity of one of the most unique places in our country which happens to be in our backyards.

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