Bamboo and Slow Water on Colorado's North Dry Fork

Fishing the North Dry Fork near De Beque, Colorodo, Joe Doggett is reminded that hasty fish strikes are not the height of fashion in lazy water. “The 5-weight fly line sailed overhead, piling in a miserable rubble amid the streamside brush. ‘What happened?’ I wailed. High Lonesome Ranch head guide Mark Weaver shook his head. ‘You were too fast on the draw; you’ve got to give those big trout in slow water time to go back down with the fly.'” In the Houston Chronicle.

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