Monday, November 19, 2012

November Cloopers

Clooping carp in November? I'll take it. I more commonly see this behavior in the summer when the cotton wood trees are dropping seeds. So I tossed a dry & dropper. The dropper being a very nice soft hackle tied by WFF -- Justin Carroll. When fishing a pod of cloopers it's wise to target the outlying fish. Once the pod is spooked they may not go back to school for awhile. I picked a few fish off the edges and eventually spooked the pod. Sipped hot coffee waiting for the cloopers to return. They didn't, but that was fine by me.
Ocean Floor Fossils. Coralville Lake / Lake Macbride.

Monday, November 12, 2012

November Trout

I went to the river in search of large spawning brown trout. I did not find any.