Tres Sendas Trail, Redwood Park, 4-27-2013

Down into Redwood,
along the stream, we hike.
Gurgle sounds.

Under my feet,
duff of needles, soft,
dappled light.


Yuba Tanka 4-21-2013

On the airs current,
Isoperla fulva drop,
dapple the surface.

With accuracy,
trout leap to this bounty.

My puppet?
Palmered catskill style and biot.
Another rainbow rodeo.

meat and potatoes:

ya you know... bamboo rod, dry flies and lots of fish.

photos by Roger Williams


Yuba Tanka, April 6 & 10, 2013

Grass moon apogee.
Beneath, Leo ascending.
Slicks and glides fecund with fish.

Rhitogenia morrisoni.
With the heart of Regulas,
silver sides rise.

No time for lunch.
No time for afternoon coffee.
River ablaze once more.

Steak and Eggs:

Yuba River, saturday UC property and wednesday above Hwy 20 bridge.
weather,saturday am partly cloudy pm sunny, Wednesday sunny
Water temp 51 degrees, air temp 80 degrees
Flow 1000cfs
water visability, gin clear
Hours fished, 11:00am til 7:30pm
bug activity; March browns hatch noon-3pm
5wt single handed bamboo rod.
dry fly furled leader 16 feet long 4lb tippet.
Saturday 10 fish landed on March Brown dry fly and 3 fish landed swinging March Brown wet fly
Wednesday 7 fish on drys and 4 fish partridge and orange wet fly.