Peninsula Fly Fishers

Sugar Creek Ranch

by Jim Johnston

pond with tree on island in autumn color
pond with pram and tailings background
Bob fishing with concentration
swirl of trout after taking fly

Jim Johnston and friend Bob Moffat spent an October weekend fishing the ponds at Sugar Creek Ranch. The chunky trout liked a size-six, black, foam ant slapped down hard. Bob and Jim would see the wakes of big fish converging on the ant from several directions. The trout broke off a lot of flies until Bob and Jim beefed up their tippets.

Peninsula Fly Fishers 1976-2016
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