Archive for the ‘Stillwater Angling’ Category

Sparkle Snail and Hair Leg Crystal Bugger

Marc Williamson and I are planning to fish Cold Water Lake later this month. Cold Water is an offspring of the Mt. St. Helens eruption on May 18, 1980. When fishing the lake, one looks right up into the massive crater left when the north face of the mountain slide away and the volcano then […]


Opportunistic feed is when fish literally eat whatever the opportunity provides. This is often the situation during periods between hatches. Selective feeding occurs whenever there is a super-abundance of one food type—such as occurs during a hatch. Then there is Semi-Selectivity. This is a type of opportunistic feeding during which fish feed preferentially on organisms […]

Goodwin Lake Report 91112

I just had a nice note from Steve Rudzinski about the fishing in Goodwin Lake in central California. local guide Bill Ferrero, recently took a 30 inch beast from the lake. Steve subsequently caught a very large rainbow that is certainly in the 30 inch range, but he was not able to get accurate measurements […]