Tangled Lines

Warm weather brings joy, but no trout

It was 39 degrees in Lakeville, Conn., at 6 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 11, as reported by my handy-dandy L.L. Bean digital thermometer thingy.
I had some windows open, and the sensation of bare feet hitting the linoleum cut through the pre-coffee haze like a cold, sharp knife.
But the ramifications for trout fishing are terrific.
After the decent rains on Saturday, Sept. 8, I went out Sunday morning thinking the Blackberry River would be in good shape. It usually fishes well after a storm, and all that extra, cool water should wake the trout up.
Or so I thought.

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