A awesome sunrise this morning and and on the road headed for a days fishing with beautiful Autumnal weather at Makarora. Crystal clean water is what we expect to find and do worth a light southerly wind blowing on our tail. Pretty hard going this morning with fish being hard to find and those that we do we botch it all up and off they slide until we are well past. Around 1400 things changed as expected and the browns cam into the shallow riffles to feed on mayfly. We started to find fish and although no hatch was on we ran a parachute Adams over them and no hesitation with the fish coming up to suck them down. By 1600 wit the sun slipping behind the mountain tops and the temperature dropping it was time to walk back to the truck and head home happy with the knowledge of finding trout around the time we expected to see them and then managing to fool a few of them – another great days fishing in the late season. Oh by the way – still happy enough to wet wade on these nice days but wearing thermal underwear below the pants and carry a spare layer or 2 in the backpack.