Posts Tagged ‘rainbow trout

29
Mar
16

memories at sunset…

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Sunrises and sunsets coupled with memorable moments seem to adhere to the old memory walls. The combination of light, temperature, calm and company….

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Trout Caught & Released

16
Mar
16

Beauty slips away…

“A trout is a moment of beauty known only to those who seek it.”   Arnold Gingrich

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01
Dec
15

Go in peace…

“Be patient and calm – for no one can catch fish in anger.” Herbert Hoover

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11
Nov
15

brief encounter…

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Oregon Rainbow Trout (Caught/Released)

07
Oct
15

October frenzy…

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Oregon trout caught/released. Fly pattern: Callibaetis emerger

Cooler temps, and an all day feeding frenzy yielded many encounters with dining Rainbow Trout on an Oregon lake. The day started with Midges (Chironomids) and they kept coming off from early morning until a lull around 5PM. An emergence of the Callibaetis mayfly and a spinner fall added additional action just below the surface with large swirls and porpoising rises. Caddis fluttered about and there was the additional (rarely seen by me) Waterboatmen emerging and later splatting back through the surface film to swim toward the bottom. There was a sense of energy on the part of the fish, I hadn’t seen on recent outings. Colder mornings, geese flying South, foliage turning colors, the sun at a lower angle…not Fall yet, but one senses that late Summer feel.

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A Rainbow Trout caught on a Prince Nymph pattern along the edge of a dense weed bed. Caught/Released

30
Sep
15

Speckled Beauty…

“Many go fishing all their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.” 

Henry David Thoreau

Ah Henry, not so true. I purposely seek the beauty of the trout…I see the rest too. 

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All Trout caught, carefully admired, gently released.

11
Sep
15

At first blush…

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Rainbow Trout – East Lake (Oregon) – Caught/Released




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