Purple Haze was in my brain,
lately things don't seem the same,
actin' funny but I don't know why,
'scuse me while I kiss the sky.
|Even fish this size can be a blast on dries|
The next 40 minutes or so were filled with lots of fish about this size taking the Haze with complete confidence. Even if I was a little late in setting the hook I was still catching the fish (which shows how much the fish were liking the pattern too!). Seemed like every fish I saw rise would come to sample my fly as long as I had a good drift, and on a small stream like this good drifts weren't tough to manage. The night's highlight was this guy that I saw take a natural, I moved into a better casting postition (I wasn't wearing waders and was trying to stay dry, so it took a couple of minutes), saw him rise again and placed my cast. Just about a perfect cast/drift and he came and sucked it in. Sometimes everything goes just right and you wonder how you managed it (and why it can't always be like this).
|Pretty nice fish for such a small stream|
Hope you can get out and enjoy the water.