|Hooked Up on the Jacob Fork|
Saturday turned out to be a great day to go fishing, as the temperature got up close to 70 degrees and the sun was shining. I talked my wife into coming along on the trip, and it's thanks to her that there are pictures to go along with this fishing report. She doesn't fish nearly as often as I do, but occasionally she accompanies me on a fishing trip. She was fishing with a spinning rod and single hook Roostertail spinner, and I was fly fishing. She did catch a nice brook trout, but unfortunately it got off before I could get to her to make a picture. She was the main photographer on the trip, and I didn't have a camera on me. Next time, I will make sure we both have a camera.
|Jacob Fork Rainbow|
We only fished about an hour, but I did manage two rainbows, one on a Triple Threat streamer, and the other on a two nymph rig. Being a dry fly optimist, I did try the tried and true Thunderhead a while, but no risers today. The water looked a little low, but there was still some nice deep pools and lots of trout. Our local TU chapter, Foothills TU, has helped with the delayed harvest stockings this year at South Mountain and the fish were spread out along the entire stream, rather than years past where they would be bunched up in one or two pools near the stocking points. I think this has really helped the fishing during the Delayed Harvest season at South Mountain, because almost any pool that is deep enough will have a few trout in it, and there are more places to fish along this sometimes crowded stretch of water.
Thanks for stopping by!