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  • Visit: Chi Wulff
  • Visit: Parks' Fly Shop
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  • Tuesday, September 13, 2011

    Return To Fall

    JUST A BIT WARM
    Colors Are Fine
    nights are getting cooler
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    .. Despite the salubrious daytime temperatures it's Fall in Yellowstone Country.
    .. The golden meadows and cool evenings summon us to bits of water not visited for a couple of months. The Firehole River has, again, become a catching destination.
    .. There are fewer elbows on the river right now. There are, however, massive numbers of voyeurs encircling the meadows as the testosterone laden elk begin their Autumn shenanigans. There are also creative parking geniuses along all the roads: and all is well with the world.
    .. Evening caddis fishing truncates the mid day terrestrial frenzy at about 6:00 PM. A few Baetids have been spotted after the brief but intensive thundershowers.
    .. Zipper-legged pants, pastel shirts, and $200 fishing vests are sprouting like winter wheat along the banks of the river. Fisher density will increase for the next week or so as word spreads.
    .. We'll let you know when the density of mayflies hits a level that allows even us to fish a dry.
    .. More later.
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