Little Guys

For a while now, I’ve really been into tying bigger flies and chasing the fish that eat them.  But last week, I was able to dust off the trout rod and switch things up a bit.  My best friend came home to PA for a week so we drove to the Poconos to explore some water.  Our original plan was to fish the big river. But thanks high water from a dam release, we stuck to the smaller mountain streams in the area.

Thankfully, the fish were looking up; and it didn’t take long for us to hook up.

Ed testing out the fly rod.

Ed’s brownie…the pics do not do this fish justice.

Working a plunge pool…to no avail.

Gorgeous little brookie

Fish of the day…I think I caught this same brookie last year.

And from an unrelated trip to an area lake yesterday, my only fish seemed to fit in with the little guy theme: