Well got out yesterday to do some flying with Josh. We decided to hit a section of one of our favorite mountain freestoners. The water was up from the rain yesterday and was just a tad off color. The water also had cooled from the rain, it was only 40F. Which is lower than the last time we went. So with the water not being so warm, the fish were not really rising. Josh stuck with nymphs and I stuck it out dry flying. I would take the occasional risers we came across and he would nymph the section and runs where the trout were not rising.
The fishing was excellent and I got my first trout on the dry for the month of March rather quickly. The trout took the spent stone fly, and then I swapped out for the still born midge. I quickly had one on with that dynamite fly. The nymphing was fantastic and the claret buzzer cleaned up. It took every fish except one. The lightning bug was responsible for the that one. Despite the lack of insects, I did manage my fair share. However, I did come across some stone flies which I got photos of, there isnt just black stones around.