Bird Hunting Report- January 2011: Daybreak Lodge

In this issue of the Bird Hunting Report I reviewed the Pine Shadows-Daybreak Lodge in Fredericks, South Dakota. I highly recommend this wonderful lodge. The owners, staff, terrain, cover, dog work and accommodations are the best that you could hope for. Read more about Daybreak Lodge in the article by Sue Bookhout.

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Drakes on the Rise

Originally published in the July 2, 2009 issue of the Sopris Sun newspaper, Carbondale, CO.   The largest of the Western mayflies, the green drake spends the majority of its life at the bottom of the river clinging to rocks.  Each summer an increase in water temperature cues the mature mayfly nymphs to molt and…

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Bird Hunting Report- March 2009- North Rim Hunt Club

Enjoy a cast and blast trip at the North Rim Hunt Club in Hotchkiss, Colorado. Located on the Western Slope of Colorado, visitors to the NRHC can enjoy world class trout fishing in the Gunnison Gorge. Spend another day hunting pheasant and chukar or shooting clays at the lodge. The North Rim Hunt Club won’t…

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Spring Brings Opportunities for Anglers

As we approach the spring equinox, the increase in day length triggers a rebirth of activity in all underwater life. Stream invertebrates are mostly dormant through the dark and cold of winter. As the days get longer and warmer, stream insect activity increases. Increased insect activity means the fish are feeding more. More fish feeding simply means more chance to catch a fish on the fly.

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