We were taking the boat over to Dry Falls yesterday morning, and we suckered ourselves into floating the Yakima instead. Seemed like a good idea at the time: the river was in better than decent shape (good level, 2-3' vis in the canyon); was going to mean a lot less driving; promised much smaller crowds; freinds we ran into at the truck-stop spoke of clouds of mothers-day caddis on Friday. Well. We did drive a lot less (home by 11:00 instead of 2:30). We did have the river almost to ourselves (shared Umptanum to Slab with 2-3 other boats). The caddis, however, were conspicuosly absent, at least on our float. We didn't get skunked, but did not have what I would call a great day (rose about a dozen, hooked maybe 8, boated 4 or 5). We did have a very good time coaxing some tough fish out of some impossible drifts, including one incredibly complex foam-eddie (a killer, very satisfying). So now I want to pick at the scab. Anybody else on the river yesterday? How'd you do? Should I have floated Ringer to Reds? AND (ouch!) how was Dry Falls yesterday?