I knew the low tide was after 4 pm, but I didn’t check the exact time, Chuck indicated that he and Mike T. did well on the outgoing low tide. It was gorgeous weather, and even if I didn’t see or hook a fish, it was good to get the ole’ stripping bucket on and cast all my flyline out on the new 10′ 6 wt. Native Run GLX. I’d picked up the rod for Pink fishing, and absolutely loved how well the rod threw a line. Its effortless to throw out all my flyline, was using a 8 wt. Cortland full intermediate slime line tapered down to 6 lb fluro and a Euphasid pattern.
When I arrived on the water, I didn’t see any other fisherman, or evidence of dimpling, jumping, or otherwise fish activity. I was surprised at how shallow the water was on the low tide, and was able to get a ways into the bay without having to worry about my backcast with the hoards of other beach combers and sun lovers that were out in force today.
After a couple hours of casting and searching, I called it quits. I wasn’t hoping for much, other than to get some sunshine on my shoulders. I’ve been to Titlow twice now, and have on both occasion struck out. I guess its all a timing thing, something that I don’t have the luxury of tending to. I am hoping to make it back out to Pass lake on either Wednesday or Thursday of this week. I’d like another healthy stab at those Brown’s and Bows, and will be tying up some more Chironomids to suppliment my collection.