I decided to fish an upstream section a part I only ever fish into Autumn /Winter. The beck had recovered completely from the spate of earlier in the week. This time of year trout can really switch on to feeding and I reckon after two or three days of hiding out of the current they were certainly in the mood.
Winter is fast approaching, but unlike previous years the summer is ending with good water levels. The last spate has helped to clear the summer algae from the rocks and gravels with spawning approaching it has to be a benefit to the river.
The few hours went quickly aboout a dozen brownies were the result. The day finished when I needed to change the tippet but when I looked up saw the dimples of rain and looked at the time I realised that the season was finished. The season had run its course and it was the time to leave the trout alone till next year.