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Missour River Rainbow

Trout fishing season on the Kenai River closes from May 1 through June 10. Good thing Stacy went out on Tuesday and caught a big fish.

I stopped at The Trout Shop in Craig this morning to say hello to Brian Neilsen and grab some hooks and a couple flies. The word in the shop is that fishing is ok, but it is about to get better. I guess on the MO, that means that nymphing is good, but not much is happening on top. That is about to change. Clouds and cool weather with possible precipitation are in the forecast.

Water 44 degrees. Flow 3600 cfs (easy wading). Air 48 degrees and partly cloudy. Almost perfect. Just need some rain or snow showers to make the BWO’s come off and stick to the surface. Nymphing is excellent from my observance and wet hands. I am ready to see some heads though. Hey Brian, lets go fishing!

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