This will be one of the shortest blogs ever as I’m a little pressed for time. I floated the South Fork today. It’s possible this was the last time this year but hopefully I’ll get out in December. As usual the fish were all over the streamers. Here are a few pics from the day.
The reason for the short blog is that I’m leading a group to the Amazon starting Thursday. I haven’t packed a thing. We are faced with high water again but this time not quite as bad as when we rescheduled in March and we’re going to deal with it. That means organizing some specialty sinking lines and carefully chosen deep riding flies. And a variety of odd flies so I can take advantage of some of the smaller less sought after species that prowl around. I might even set us up for some catfishing. The Amazon has some of the largest most interesting catfish on the planet!
Even better, many of you reacted to my post about putting some “Currier” under the Christmas tree. I’ve been busy as heck drawing up Cliff Fly Boxes and filling mug and t-shirt orders. If I got your order it’s on the way. In that post I forgot to mention I also stock the new “Connect” movie by Confluence Films as well as Mikey Weirs “Soulfish 2” – both superb DVD’s at $29.95. I’ll be shipping goods again on December 13th – plenty of time for Christmas.
It’s impossible for me to report while in the Amazon. I hope to give a quick update from Manaus, Brazil on Saturday morning just before we fly into camp. I’ll write up my blogs every night after fishing but realistically they won’t start posting until around December 10th. They should be worth waiting for!