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Fly-Fishing Tackle for Catching Trout

Fly-fishing Tackle The core of the fly-fisher’s outfit is the rod, and the rod must be chosen with its purpose in view — that is to say, the sort of water to be fished and the weight and size of … Continue reading

19. July 2011 by admin
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Natural Flies for Fly Fishing: Miscellaneous Insects

Hawthorn The artificial Hawthorn is a mystery fly. The natural has a short season. It is easily mistaken, however, for such species as Black Gnat and Heather Fly, which may explain why the artificial Hawthorn kills fish throughout the summer. … Continue reading

18. July 2011 by admin
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Natural Flies: Stone Flies

Stone-fly nymphs are crawling creatures, hence the North Country name ‘creepers’. They are fearless and may be picked up for inspection. The nymphs are very active, and most species crawl ashore before emerging as adult flies from the nymphal shuck. … Continue reading

18. July 2011 by admin
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Fly Tying: Sedge Flies

The sedge-flies, or caddis flies, offer the angler exciting and interesting fishing. Even the biggest trout, fish which have long fallen into the reprehensible habit of eating nothing but small trout and minnows, will rise to a sedge. The sedge … Continue reading

18. July 2011 by admin
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Fly Fishing and Fly Tying: Day-Flies

This is the most important — although not the largest — group of anglers’ flies. It includes the Olives, Iron Blues, March Browns, Pale Wateries, Mayflies, and Blue-winged Olives. Specimens of these flies are found in most clean running water … Continue reading

18. July 2011 by admin
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