The weather has turned colder and wet. The evenings are turning darker sooner. The work load has increased with a greater sense of urgency and those pesky prelims matched against the budget aren’t jiving. I would much rather be out finding that plump love. Maybe it is time to pay more attention to the gage stations, find the Scandi/Skagit heads and those tube flies. Time to reacquaint myself with that much longer rod.