HOUSATONIC RODS
SEPTEMBER
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SEPTEMBER 2007

September 26, 74 degrees 6PM

large fish rising on spent Olives tonight
- short VIDEO

the beauty of nature in all shapes - turkey vulture dines on a dead sucker:

September 22, 71 degrees 4PM
Isonychias and Olives


 

September 21, 75 degrees around 7:30PM
Harry stalks a riser

& Scotty gets run in a circle by a big Bow.




 

September 20, 74 degrees 7-8PM
someone requested more fish shots, so here's a typical short evening on the river - in fish:


September 14, 70 degrees 8:05PM
plenty trout rising aggressively at dusk, well into the dark - a small brown Caddis appeared briefly, but the staple was the late season Yellow Cahill (Steno.) spinner in the dark:

September 12, 65 degrees
the sky is beginning to look more Autumnal:

And with recent rain, the flow is back to a more normal 300+cfs


 

September 7, 77 degrees 6:20PM
Water still dropping - above the Corner to Monument - 90cfs


 

September 4, 69 degrees 6PM
Low water - the Meadows at 100cfs
at least the water temps aren't as brutal as last week.


 

September 4, ~8PM
Dave Shannon with a nice Housy Rainbow

 


(September 29th 2006)
 
 

September 28 2003 -  68 degrees - 12:15PM
a midday rain brings the Housy even higher


..late season Yellow Drakes??
(center tail broken)

decisions, decisions...

September 27 2003 -  68 degrees - 12:15PM
away from the Housatonic for the day, Rolf Jacobsen lands a nice Rainbow

September 26 2003 - 10:00AM
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"Brotherhood of the Bamboo"

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September 25 2003 -  65 degrees - 6:45PM
a peaceful night right before still more rain hit

September 24 2003 -  56 degrees - 9:30AM
Housy swells quickly (up 500% above mean flow for this time) after some heavy rainstorms on the 23rd

September 24 2003 -  50 degrees - 8:45AM
Farther downstream the Housy roars at Bull's Bridge / Ten Mile confluence:

and at Kent Falls

September 21 2003 -  64 degrees - 6:30PM
don't forget the native spawning Brookies are beginning to run
up higher Housy tribs

    a small local stream I have fished since I was 5 years old

September 16 2003 -  60 degrees - 5:25PM



two of many busy risers this PM

September 14 2003 -  60 degrees - 5:05PM
die-hards share the river and the rain with a flock of geese

September 10 2003 -  60 degrees - AM
Isonychia bicolor - spinner (male)

 


"Look, Flaps, first I say, 'what we gonna do?' and then you say, 'what you wanna do?..' "  ¹

September 08 2003 -  57 degrees - 7:30AM
this time of year, a cloudy morning in the valley can sometimes be a bright clear day up in the hills

September 07 2003 -  73 degrees - 6PM
working a big picky riser at the bottom of the Meadows

September 06 2003 -  71 degrees - 3PM
no risers this quiet afternoon


 
 

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