Clarence Hein invites all those interested to join him at Lone Lake this Thursday to work on your casting. He'll have props for working on your accuracy, but you can also simply claim some space to work on general technique. Clarence has a good eye, is a nice instructor and always willing to help you. Remember not to drop your guard regarding social-distance, and use your mask when conversing with others.
I fished yesterday afternoon's incoming tide at Ala Spit with some success. In a very few casts immediately after the tide began coming in, I caught a beautiful small Dolly Varden. Unfortunately that was it for the next two hours that I fished. I did see one other fish, presumably a rersident coho, jump.
Washington State Council Fly Fishers International just sent out their May newsletter with the cover article written by Bill Wheeler, an individual many of us have run into. I thought he was just an amazing caster. Come to find out, he is a retired doctor who even has specific experience with some of what we are dealing with today. I think his cover article is an amazing summary of our current world with sound advice for us to follow. Yes, even fly fishers need to be safe! Article is attached: