HOUSATONIC RODS
OCTOBER
  the river by month:
APRIL- MAY- JUNE- JULY- AUGUST- SEPTEMBER- OCTOBER
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OCTOBER 2007

October 28 - 4:30PM
today on the Shepaug


 

October 19 - patience, 2 yr old "Lady Luck" watches ducks from the riverbank


 

October 18, 55 degrees 8:30AM
morning fog

October 16, 57 degrees 4:20PM
Red-Tail enjoying the last thermals of the day

Olive Spinners in the sunlight -

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October 12, 48 degrees 5:30PM


 
 

October 12, 54 degrees 1:30PM
rain is bringing the river back up closer to 'normal'
- the past month's flows from USGS:


 

October 10, 61 degrees 2:30PM
healthy watershed / healthy amphibians
unusual to see salamanders this late in the year, but long-overdue rain showers bring them out of hiding


young Spotted Salamander


adult Red-Backed Salamander
 

October 6, 78 degrees 6:50PM
unusually warm weather makes for brilliant colors at sunset

 
 

October 4, 74 degrees 5:30PM
water is still low - thankfully staying cool enough to suit the trout, sipping tiny olives throughout the day



October 30 2003 - 50 degrees - 12PM - so much for nice flows
with recent heavy rain, river could peak at 6000cfs today, Spring runoff height

October 25 2003 -  48 degrees - 10:45AM
nice flows - beautiful sunny sky this AM means a busy day on the river for late October

October 23 2003 -  31 degrees - 8:35AM
light snow in the hills this AM

Beavers claim another large tree at the Meadows

October 17 2003 -  47 degrees - 12:35PM

plenty of chilled Caddis still around midday

October 14 2003 -  45 degrees - 8:25AM

looking over the river valley, 7:25AM

October 13 2003 -  53 degrees - 6:15PM
Flying Ants in the air - along with Caddis, Isonychias, Olives and still..

surprisingly as late as mid-October, a good number of Cahills:

October 13 2003 -  51 degrees - 8:30AM

October 8 2003 -  43 degrees - 8:45AM

cold as it is, under the leaves plenty of bugs are still hiding waiting for the warm sunshine:
Late Senonema

Isonychia

October 4 2003 -  52 degrees - 3:45PM
mist in the river valley - & another rainy day

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