This past weekend VA got hit with a lot of rain and some cool temperatures. I decided to hit a stream that had been good to me earlier this year. Even with all the rain, the stream looked like this:
It was low to say the least. It amazes me that fish can live in a stream like this. I was catching 10 inch trout out there this spring and this has been a very mild and wet summer compared to the past five years. Brook trout are a resilient fish. I tossed a fly into a couple pools and caught a couple trout this size:
I'm eager to get back this fall and see what the normal stream flow is and how the larger trout did hiding under rocks.