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  • Tuesday, October 11, 2011

    The Weather Watch

    SOME DAYS IT DOES
    Some It Doesn't
    it's always something
    BWO WEATHER
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    .. We're having the kind of weather that you can read about in the guide books and travel brochures: variable!
    .. This is the time of year we can have all four seasons' weather in a single day. It might be said that it's usual to have that kind of weather. Visitors comment on it. We've grown accustomed to it.
    .. This is a condition that makes for interesting fishing strategy. What will be on and in the water when we get there? The neighborhood response: bring the kitchen sink.
    .. For instance, it's only 18.35 miles from the big meadows on the Gibbon River to Biscuit Basin on the Firehole River, (in a straight line.)  By road, it's right at 31 miles. There can be thunder snows at one locality and Spring-like warm sunshine at the other at the exact same time.
    .. This situation can affect many elements of our pastime. Dark water, bright water, dark fly, light fly, bug-A hatching or bug-B hatching, long shadow, no shadow, four layers, no layers, hot coffee, Mountain Dew, etc.
    .. This time of year some neighbors just tie on a soft hackle and "make-do." of course they are the ones that catch the most fish no matter what.
    .. We can only observe that the personal vehicle makes a wonderful tackle locker.
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    Caddis Afternoon
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