This past weekend I took the opportunity to sneak down to the Malone, NY are to get on a river. Due to the HOT weather in the East this summer and very little rain I’d been Bassin’ all summer and hadn’t been on a river since mid July! So I was over due!
I was rewarded! in just under 5 hours I brought 5 fish to hand.
It started with a #16 October Caddis dry and a small, but pretty 6″ Rainbow.
The BWO’s were coming off in the late morning sun but there was no surface activity, and after a few more casts to some hot looking holes with no interest from any fish, I switched to a #18 Tung head Pheasant Tail trailed by a Lafontaine Caddis emerger. I immediately was nailed by this nice brown, who took the caddies pupa…
I ended up bringing a few more of roughly 12″-14″ to hand, so I left the river early enough to make my girl Sunday night dinner.
It was a good day.