Needle Fly

Needle Fly an October Surprise

It’s something about fall. Crystal clear waters, razor sharp air, morning frost and a symphony in colors are nature’s last serving before the kitchen bell rings, and the season close.

Stonefly and Caddis in May

Stonefly and Caddis in May

I visit my rivers like a river keeper throughout the year. I know exactly what the water levels are, how they’re doing and what to expect next. I live with them and think I understand their cycle. Even though the changing climate is contributing to new and unexpected entries in my diary, I pretty much […]


Spring Baetis Hatch

Mid May 2015: We were all set and ready to go for our 10th trip of the season. With low expectations, I set out as always with high hopes. The weather was unstable. Overcast, but the forecast predicted rising temperatures, no wind and a chance to see the sun in the afternoon. Still a hope, […]

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