NFR Snow

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Forum' started by Old Man, Mar 23, 2013.

  1. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

    Winter came back last night with a vengeance. It snowed and blowed and it is colder than hell outside. It is 11 degrees out side as I type. Got about an inch, I know it isn't much but with the cold it makes the roads slippery. Thank goodness I don't have to go out in this shit. It's so cold out it looks like it's snowing as the air is freezing and it's the ice crystals falling.

    There's a big black cloud coming up from the south. These last few days have been nasty. I thought it was spring. Well Mother Nature pulled the wool over our eyes again. She's probably having a good laugh at this.
  2. flybill

    flybill Purveyor of fine hackle, wine & cigars!

    You must have got our stuff that blew through yesterday! Now just oldman up and get out and fish! :cool:
  3. surfnsully

    surfnsully Active Member

    Sounds like a great opportunity to hit the water to me. Odds are you won't have any damn Orgonians out in that weather.
  4. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

    I never see anybody else out there in this cold weather. And you won't see me out there either. It made it to 23 degrees so far and it is 1 PM.
  5. Theron

    Theron Active Member

    Got snow here overnight too. It's up to 25 degrees. It should be in the 50's. Ice is off the lakes but it's too cold to fish.
  6. sweetlou

    sweetlou Member

    In the 80's here. Just saying
  7. Old406Kid

    Old406Kid Active Member

    I'm in Billings and it's currently 11 degrees with a skiff of snow. Thankfully these systems
    are generally short lived this time of year. Just somebody reminding us who is in charge.
    We should be back to 50 by Tuesday so stock your fly box or knock something off the
    "honeydo" list and be ready.
  8. jessejames

    jessejames Flyslinger

    It was 20* here in the White Mountains of Arizona when I got up this morning but the sun is shining and it is going to be 55* by this afternoon.
  9. IveofIone

    IveofIone Active Member

    It's 16 here on the tundra but tomorrow I will be in the desert winching big rainbows aboard my pontoon boat. WhoooHooo!

    Ed Call likes this.
  10. sweetlou

    sweetlou Member

    I am confused? Where the heck is it that you are?
  11. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

    You wish.
  12. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

    He lives a little outside of Ione, Wa
  13. Jim Wallace

    Jim Wallace Smells like low tide

    Jim, I'm using your call as a contrary indicator, and can now state unequivocally that we have hit a "double bottom" in our winter weather regime, and spring will come roaring back by the first of April.
  14. sweetlou

    sweetlou Member

    Well if that's true, then what desert is he talking about?
  15. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

    He's probably going up over Sherman pass and heading to the Columbia Basin. Maybe you ought to look at a map of Washington and see where it is he's talking about. That's easier than trying to explain it to somebody out of State.
  16. NewTyer1

    NewTyer1 Banned or Parked

    3"-4" already in just the past 3hrs. talk about a late season storm. The way they were talking about the storm, we could get hit pretty good hear in Virginia
  17. sweetlou

    sweetlou Member

    You wouldn't know it but I do have a place in NE Washington. Just never heard of the tundra and desert.
  18. ak_powder_monkey

    ak_powder_monkey Proud to Be Alaskan

    we got 15" today!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'm stoked
  19. Old Man

    Old Man Just an Old Man

    Nobody gives a shit about Alaska.
  20. ak_powder_monkey

    ak_powder_monkey Proud to Be Alaskan