Friday, April 26, 2013

Wild Browns and Owls on Dickinson Creek

After opening day, I can finally indulge on the wild fish of my favorite stream. Dickinson Creek has a beauty so far unmatched by any other trout stream in the near vicinity. I was lucky and hooked several fantastic browns on my monofil nymph pattern. As I traveled back downstream, I was lucky to observe a barred owl close enough to get pictures. I was overwhelmed by its stare. I have never once seen such an inquisitive bird.
 This wild jewel came from a pool that nearly always produces
 Very few can claim to know the colors of a trout until they have caught a wild fish such as this.
 The owl quietly observers from a birch tree.
The clean water of the stream holds many a secret. A monster may be lurking just behind that rock. Or, as was the case, a little salmon parr.

1 comment:

  1. Nice wilds... keep posting John.

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