Bullied By the Wind

Bullied By the Wind

A gusty wind howled through pond-side treetops and flattened emergent vegetation. The thought of fly fishing in those conditions seemed insane. Fortunately, I was able to ignore them.  7 wt. was pieced together and by kneeling at the water’s edge I could punch casts into the wind. By counting down the black Bully’s Bluegill Spider to 3 feet of depth I was able to bring 18 bluegills of 7 to 8 inches to hand. Go fishing when you can not just when conditions are perfect!

One Response to Bullied By the Wind

  • Until retirement the fishing had to be good any time I could go. Now I try to go when “conditions” are good but bad habits are hard to break.

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