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Monday, 03 September 2012 07:57

Waiting on some rain

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Last year we in the PacNW complained at the lack of summer it seemed we had. It was cool the whole time, and there was some appreciable rainfall to boot. This year has been a different story. It’s been a more typical PacNW summer with comfortable (mostly) temperatures, plenty of sun, and next to nothing when it comes to rain.

Which sucks for fishing.

I spent the day on the Wilson River yesterday, just scoping things out and throwing flies to some of the resident cutthroat.  The water levels were low, but not devastatingly so. The water was still moving, although just barely in some areas.

What really sucked was seeing fish, big steelhead to be exact, just hanging out in some of the slowest moving holes. It’s agonizing to see only because these fish are crazy tight-lipped right now.

Until the rains come. Then they’ll be on the bite again, and guess where I’ll be…..

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Isaac Miller

About the Author: Isaac Miller considers himself an "equal opportunity angler" and will fish anything that will take a hook. Isaac often makes live internet video broadcasts when fishing from his kayaks, giving up-to-the-second reports on conditions and tackle choices. He also blogs at www.isaac-online.com and is a YakAngler.com Pro Staffer as well as Co-Host for Kayak Fishing Radio's Wild West show, PR Director for Recycled Fish, and co-owner of Green Tackle.

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# Dschouest 2012-09-03 09:16
Lol you can have some of the rain we've been having here in Louisiana
 

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