Blue River Fly Classic

Blue River Fly Classic
A One Pattern Fly Event

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Out Of Desperation

This has been one of the most challenging carp by fly seasons Charlie or I have ever tried to deal with.  Challenging because of conditions, not lack of fish.  A little over a month ago, our little carp creek was in bad shape and deteriorating by the day due to the lack of rain. 

Then the rain began to fall and of course everyone that lives in this area was thankful and joyous.  For the last four weeks it has rained at least once during that week and it's been significant enough to keep the creek a brown blur. 

Sometimes those of us who angle get so desperate in our chase for a species of choice, we simply roll the dice and go for it.  Yesterday I was feeling quite desperate and decided to go to the creek.  Standing on the bank with fly rod and the Aftermath fly, I was staring at a dingy brown creek with no carp in sight.  Like I said, sometimes you just have to go for it.

I think the carp have been missing the Aftermath.  

1 comment:

Gregg said...

I'm thankful you have the rain Barry. That water is honestly not as brown as the irrigation run off I've dealt with in ponds lately. If you or Charlie choose not to fish ever for muddy water I say go for it,always. Bubbles help me if I can't see them or, I just patiently blind fish. Good video!