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October 2011


October??
Really?
Winter slams the door early.


October 30th snow


October 29th snow



Watching my back - a "double-tagged" Bear
(multiple offender)





September 2011







August 2011



And then Irene


gage "maxes out" at 12,000 cfs





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AUGUST 27-28 - HURRICANE IRENE




bleached bones bake in the August heat, just before the deluge




chaos - White Flies!







Morning fog



July 2011




looking for trouble:





June 2011







May 2011

Heron takes a break





a big turtle reminds me that only waders protect my ankles.






The Housatonic Valley is finally green!





April 2011


I would not have noticed him at all if he hadn't bobbed up and down






Blue slag from the Iron Furnace litters the bank


vines hang tightly on to suvive countless floods




birds come to the river to feast.








garter snakes emerge on a hot day




March 2011


Stoneflies bringing the fish up on a warm day








October 2010

the water is back up, finally



Great Blue - looking bluer in the dusk





September 2010





Low cool water - Spinners - Fishing into the dark.
Does it get any better?


 
  - Stuart Abrams photos




sun-bleached crayfish pieces litter the bank



stressed trout







Osprey feeding well in the hot weather





  

  

August 2010


work.




An Egret! (am I in Florida?)



Unimpressed with the Great Blue:


 



the competition is bold today

 




July 2010

at the Housy, always expect unexpected spectators







on the menu



low water this week




fish in the refuge

  



The White Flies are early:









June 2010

big fat Housy Rainbow!



and a smaller one




Trio of fish hunters -
Bring on the rise!



..and off to smaller water  - PCB free - might as well take one home for the pan!








May 2010

watching for a rise -


good think they aren't carnivores




spinners in the air!






And Lunas!




April 2010


my Hendrickson CDC spent wing patterns - and up one size, in summer it doubles for Isonychia

    








September 2009

Harry returns long enough to land a few decent fish



August 2009

off to Sweden for a bit of Grayling




July 2009


Yes, Hexes hatch in Connecticut! (4th of July)



Hexagenia Limbata Connecticus



strange plant - anyone with an ID?



June 2009

an army stampedes up the rock






egg laying brings old worn turtles out into the air:



Heavy rain brings the Housy over the banks..



..and over the big rock at the corner pool!



May 2009

waiting for the Hendrickson spinner fall - life is good



the Orioles are back:



with May arrives the REAL Housatonic Alder



April 2009






September 2008

from the rainforest jungle


to cool foggy mornings.





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