Author Archives: Bo
This big rainbow was fun to land on my new bamboo rod. The bow was over 22 inches and was really thick.
A pretty rainbow with the new bamboo rod, from yesterday on the Gunnison River.
I tested out my new bamboo rod yesterday. It was my first day out this season with bamboo. It was a blast. My friend, Ron Barch, makes beautiful rods. I highly recommend Ron if you’re looking for a fine custom … Continue reading
The recent cold snap slowed down the run-off, and the rivers have dropped and cleared. It was cold yesterday when I got to the river (upper 20s), but it warmed up and fishing was very good. I even found a … Continue reading
It was a beautiful day on the East River yesterday, and it was fun to get out with Doug and Lewie. We’re in the early stages of run-off, but the river was still in great shape. For reasons unknown to … Continue reading
After the midge hatch was done yesterday afternoon, trout started jumping on stonefly nymphs. It was cold, windy, and snowing off and on, but the fishing was pretty good.
I hit another great midge hatch yesterday afternoon. This time I brought along an extra rod for dry fly action just in case. I fished my new Orvis Superfine Fiberglass rod and CFO reel to throw a small dry fly … Continue reading
New Video: Early Season Midge Hatch Check it out on YouTube via the link above or watch it below. Set it to the highest HD setting (1080p).
I hit a brief, but very thick, midge hatch today on the East River. I saw heads and noses and swirls all over the place. I had a heavy nymph rig on, so I had to totally re-rig with a … Continue reading