Bear tracks from Rose bar.
Animal guide, I follow.
Riffles of plenty.
Mountains of Blue oak.
This wilderness, a mistress of illumination.
Maze of willows.
endless Pliocene cobbles.
My sore ankles.
Swallows dart, Baetis dance.
Morning risers, dawn briskly.
from peaks and passes, draining,
through the placer vein.
meat and potaoes:
Yuba River, saturday UC property. sunday above Parks Bar/Timbuctoo
weather, saturday am partly cloudy, pm light showers. Sunday am/pm showers
Water temp 48 degrees, air temp 56 degrees
water visability, 2-3 feet, fishy green tint
Hours fished, 9:30am til 4:30pm
bug activity; random stone fly shucks seen, BWO hatch 11:30am-1pm
5wt single handed rod, 5wt graphite switch rod, 6wt bamboo spey rod
scandi lines various poly leaders.
19 fish landed swinging rubber leg stone nymph
7 fish landed on Baetis CDC dry fly/emerger