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Tagged With: wisconsin trout

Grip it and STRIP IT!!!

Sunday I headed to Grant County to get my Driftless fix, in hopes that I might find some caddis hatching despite the cloudy forecast.  After poking around the earlier hours with a small streamer I only had one rainbow to show for it.  As I moved around and waited for the sun to gain momentum … Continue reading »

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A Day in the Driftless

The last week or so the weather has finally started to resemble spring.  Saturday morning Andrew and I geared up and headed for the Driftless to get our first fix of the year on small stream trout.  Upon our arrival at the first creek we noticed the run-off had stained the water more than we … Continue reading »

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Paradise Springs 2014

For the last few years Paradise Springs has kinda saved me from insanity during the long cold midwest winters.  If winter temperatures are mild enough (around 20-30 degres fahrenheit) there are many places around the great lakes to chase steelhead and lake-run trout.  If winters are like this one options dwindle down to mostly ice … Continue reading »

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2013 WI Trout Opener

If you were not aware Wisconsin opened the inland trout early catch and release, artificial’s only season last Saturday.  A few friends and I, along with quite a few other brave souls who faced the freezing temps, got out this last week to scratch that itch that’s been outta reach since the end of September. … Continue reading »

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Driftless Area – 5/5/12

Not much insect activity on the surface where we fished yesterday, but again the fish were willing to eat a variety of nymphs.  Bret took a beautiful 20 inch brown on a small scud, and I fooled a few fish with both the ray charles and the pink squirrel.  We had a bit of trouble … Continue reading »

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Driftless Update

Fish in Driftless Area were easy to please this weekend.  They were eating just about any nymph we tried as well as leeches and even a little action on a foam beetle.  I didn’t see much bugs hatching, but there were a few crane flies floating around that were bringing some fish to the surface. … Continue reading »

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