"Feel Warmer Now?"

July 2, 2010 By: Marshall Cutchin

Les Winkeler fishes Yosemite’s Tuolumne River with friend Steve Bacus and discovers that even water that’s virtual melting snow can be made to feel warm with a little tight line nymphing.
“Twenty minutes, and countless fruitless casts later, the frigid water began taking a mental and physical toll. Thoughts of climbing out of the river and basking in the sunlight disappeared rapidly when the ‘indicator’ shot beneath the surface. A combination of cold and surprise kept me from reacting.” On TheSouthern.com.