Figured since it's suppose to rain tomorrow I might as well get a little water time in so I hit the Lake around 2. Almost warm with a slight breeze blowing on and off. Fished the point with the CC on a sink-tip and got into a bunch of smaller fish in the 10-12 inch range. Decided to go try my luck on some bigger fish and moved to the back end. I had some chronies I had tied that I wanted to try out so I rigged up the bobber and gave it a go for about an hour or so with no love at all. The last several trips I had been checking out the midges coming up and watching the fish taking them sub-surface once and a while. So a few day ago I tried my hand at making some midge pupa flies and had them with me in case I saw any fish fining. When the wind would stop I started seeing rings with fins and back but no slurps. Since I already had my bobber rig set up I tied on one of my pupa bugs, set it about a foot under the indicator and started kicking towards the rings. I spent a lot of time chasing rings but when I was able to get into a good area it was game on. Casting near the feeding fish and then stripping very light short pulls would trigger strikes. If the wind picked up I wasn't able to see the fish so it was hot and heavy for a bit and then slack while I waited for the wind to stop. I spent the last couple hours doing this and was able to net several quality fish most in the 18-19 inch range. The one pic I took didn't come out to good. You have to look real close to see the size 16 translucent bug. Came in around 7:00 and headed home, all and all a great time on the water.
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