Author Archives: Ed Mitchell

The Hendricksons are Coming

The Hendricksons are Coming Spring is the time of year when what is arguably the best dry fly action of the season is set to come off. I’m referring to Ephemerella subvaria, the mighty Hendricksons. Like all hatches on freestone … Continue reading

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More on Soft Hackles

More on Soft Hackles Been fishing. Unbeknownst to me the stream had been stocked the day before I arrived. That’s the good news. The bad news is everybody else in town must have known. The place was packed with anglers. … Continue reading

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Rescuing a 1987 17′ Aquasport: Part 2

Rescuing a 1987 17′ Aquasport: Part Two Things are underway and the first step is power-washing off the years of dirt and grime. Believe there is a shit load of it. Black water was gushing out the scuppers and the … Continue reading

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Rescuing a 1987 17′ Aquasport

My son has been jonesing to find a project boat. Something he could get for a song and rebuild. He had a line on three previous boats, but all three deals fell through. Oh well. That’s when my friend Phil … Continue reading

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A Look at Strike Indicators: Part Three

A Look at Strike Indicators: Part Three In this final post, we are goin to look at two variants -the “Release Indicator” and the “Hopper-Dropper”. I believe both were developed out West.  Release Indicators were created for trout fishing in … Continue reading

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