Driftless fishing was tough this weekend

Maybe I was the only one not clued in, because there was nobody out and around.

We visited UW with my daughter this weekend. She and my wife stayed in Madison while I headed off to Readstown/Viroqua.

Saturday evening, I got 5 rises, managed to stick one. Early Sunday, I had three on my first five casts, but then it slowed considerably.

More overgrown than I've ever seen it at this time of year (how'd this happen in a drought?). More beavers than I've ever seen as well.


  • JulietJuliet Posts: 0
    The fishing was tough cause its effin HOT and if you can get a overcast morning with a temp below 65 Tricos are it pretty much then the fishing gets more like work.
  • JulietJuliet Posts: 0
    You'd think.

    But there were plenty of trout, out and about.
  • JulietJuliet Posts: 0
    How hungry are you when it gets really hot? What was the water temp?
  • NZ IndicatorNZ Indicator Senior Member Posts: 9,986 Senior Member
    There's a pork chop in every beer. When it gets hot out, I get hungry. Make sure you pack enough pork chops next week. :D

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  • JulietJuliet Posts: 0
    greenman wrote: »
    How hungry are you when it gets really hot? What was the water temp?

    It was freaking cold whenever I waded over my hip boots.
  • Brian D.Brian D. Senior Member Posts: 4,011 Senior Member
    Hip boots and a fanny pack? Wow, aren't we the fashion plate.

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  • JulietJuliet Posts: 0
    Don't be such a jealous b*tch, girlfriend, just cuz I look good.
  • JulietJuliet Posts: 0
    Hip boots this time of year? Real men wet wade.
  • JulietJuliet Posts: 0
    Smart men don't particularly like getting poison ivy on their legs on their way to and from wading.
  • ouzelproouzelpro Senior Member Posts: 5,361 Senior Member
    The Driftless trout favor liberals over conservatives, who knew?

    I hope you had a good birthday!

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