I did not get to go last year - too much work. When I tried last Dec, it was too cold with ice in the steams.
I was able to go this week (first week of Nov). This was my second time out this week. Had a good day hooking fish all day. Got 9 to the net, lost 10+. I had to chase 3 of them down the stream trying not to get snagged in rocks and trees. I'm out of shape. Plus, the clunky waders did not help.