My Awatere adventures on hold for a while I returned to a nearby river, because the river was so low I decided to fish a stretch which requires deep wading (was upto my neck in one spot), not the smartest idea on a 18* day. The fish were still quite hooked on Cicada’s, had two take my fly but due to muppetry on my part I failed to set the hook. The cold was partly to blame for the second fish. Strangely the fish were not holding in their normal haunts.
Had a quick flick in another river on the way home, and when I was not paying attention a fish took my cicada. By the time I realized it was on the bottom spitting out my fly.
Still a fun day, and I hope to make the most of the last few weeks of Cicada season.