Headed down to one of my regular stretches of river last night. The weather looked ok: overcast, warmish. Found the river looking very low. Like high summer actually. Spent quite a while watching a couple of moody looking pools. I managed only one good fish out of this whole stretch of river (several miles) last year. Very low (good sized) fish density, but millions of parr.. Still, it’s a nice area and one day I’ll hopefully catch another big fish.
This pool looked particularly good… there be lunkers in there..
I came across a local farmer (rather he came across me) whilst I was performing some extreme stealth-camo stalking of the pool, who probably thought I had problems (fair enough). Had a nice chat with him, after he asked me if I’d “found him” yet. Apparently my extreme river-craft skills had told me right..
No fly life really, so I headed down to find some riffles to have some upstream nymphing practice.
There was plenty of other stuff to see this evening. These nice flowers really stood out.
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