HOUSATONIC RODS
JULY
  the river by month:
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JULY 2007
July 30, 8:45 to 9:20 PM - 74 degrees
first heavy White Fly hatch I can recall seeing in July

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Ken Corey and George Black fish in the mist on the Farmington - 80 degrees out & my legs go numb with the cold

July sky over the Meadows

a nice summer thunderhead


 
 



Fish in the refuge
(shot with circ. polarizer)

July brings out the animals:

Like a Moose, a velvet Buck grazes on the river bottom.

same Buck a few weeks later


 

July 25 2003 -  78 degrees - 1:15PM
the water in Furnace Brook - it looks quite ('coffee') brown today - anyone know the cause?

July 23 2003 -  75 degrees - 12:45PM

fishing in-between the storms - fish rising to tiny Olives and Rusty SSpinner

 

July 21 2003 -  77 degrees - 1PM
panning the Corner Pool -

July 20 2003 -  76 degrees - 8PM
Once again the Shepaug is running low and warm in July

July 19 2003 -  74 degrees - 10 PM
bugs on the water at dark - spent Sulfers, Olives and a Crane Fly or two


Things that go 'smack' in the dark -  nighttime fishing buddy, Dobsonfly. (flash photo)

July 19 2003 - 75 degrees - 7:15 PM

July 13 2003 - I've been off in Maine for a few days

July 8 2003 - 77 degrees - 10 AM
Northern Pike fry spotted at the Meadows (they're in the TMA)

July 1 2003 - 78 degrees - 6-8 PM
Al Mason contemplates a few risers at the Corner


Malcolm MacKenzie lands a nice Housy Brown at Monument


stonefly nymph
 
 

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