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Fly Fishing: Natural Flies

Entomology Related to Angling For hundreds of years fly-fishing in Britain was an elementary sport, in that anglers were aware of only two or three of the commoner water-flies. By about 1850 observation, experiment, and the development of the fly-dressing … Continue reading

18. 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

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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

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