Had a few hours between painting and yard work so I figured I'd see how the patch job on the waders worked and test drive a few new patterns; 30 minutes up the road and I was in business

Usually I cross the creek back and forth to maneuver around all the downed timber and rock ledges but although it may be tiny, it was still swift and deep enough from the tail end of runoff to limit my options (5th knee surgery took the last of the meniscus and ability to challenge heavy water). Still, there were some nice spots to be had

smaller and less numerous than the trilliums I saw in April, but just as pretty

A little slow at first but the fish started looking up