15 April 2012


Not an early start today, didnt get down till just after 1:30pm, but i think i timed it about right. I was set up by 1:45pm , and decided to get on with  fishing as a few fly were coming down , i went NZ style as nothing was rising and in the head of the first run , i struck into a trout, that was the pattern for the next few runs , then i had a pool  of rising fish , which fell for the dries.

Making my way up the next pool nothing stirred, i then realised why when i spotted another angler up ahead, a quick chat,  and i made my way past him left him a chunk of river before commencing fishing, by now the hatch had died and very few fish were on the fin.
just the occasional onceer which i spotted at distance, so i went back to the NZ style and it was quite effective taking a few from bubble lines.

By now i was heading into unfamiliar territory, as i headed upstream a few more fish began to rise, which again took the klink.

A great day fishing really enjoyed it , the fish are fighting hard! I  think i'll have to have another  look at some of these unfamiliar bits during a hatch, i'm sure they'll be productive! Home shattered , but looking forward to next weekend.