The Sportsman's Corner
A Matter of Degree
July 2, 2020
We are now in the period of summer when catching trout becomes a matter of degree. No, I am not talking about the degree of difficulty, though summer trout are much tougher to deal with than the trout of the early season are. By now, trout have seen just about every kind of live bait, spinning lure, and fly imaginable. The fortunate trout that have been caught and released, perhaps more than once, have become wise regarding the wiles of fishermen and often examine a fisherman's wares critically before taking a bite.
As water levels recede, the trout also become more difficult to approach. I...