The First Day of Spring
April 1, 2021
TV weather forecasters have been telling us for more than a month that meteorological spring began on March 1. As if that weren't enough, the official first day of spring was listed as March 20 on most calendars. True, we have enjoyed some lovely spring-like days after both of these dates, but sportsmen know that the real first day of spring occurs this Saturday, April 3. It is the first day of the traditional trout season.
The first day of trout season is magical. It probably draws more people to the outdoors than any other day of the year. Folks who have "hibernated" all winter and even i...