Tiger Trout - After catching my sweetest trout to date, which ended up being a tiger trout on a mouse pattern, Derek was way excited for me. He has painted a lot in the ...
Friday, January 16, 2009
Skunked, but with company, January 16, 2009
Today I met up with a Michael Anderson for our first fishing trip. I posted a forum on Utah on the fly asking if there was any interest in some winter fishing. We planned a little fishing trip to Asay or East fork of the Sevier. We met at 9:30 at Todd's Junction, got the introductions out of the way and headed to Mammoth. We got to the bridge at Mammoth and the stream was completely frozen over, so we headed to the mammoth confluence. We fished in some really fishy water, but didn't get anything. We walked under the highway and fished the Mammoth side, but nothing. We headed over to the same place I fished the week before by the cabins, and the water was a little off colored, but fish able. We put some time in here trying all sorts of different things, and nothing. I finally saw a fish when I spooked one out of a pool, but it was the only fish we saw all day. We called it quits at about 4, we then went to the gas station and had a steak sandwich. It was a great trip even though we didn't catch any fish. Mike and I have a lot in common. We got along really well, and it was cool to find someone that loves to fly fish. He is married and has a kid, but still manages to get out at least once a week. Builds his own rods, very nice ones at that, and ties his own flies. He is a great fly fishermen and great company.