Author Archives: Ed Mitchell

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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A Look at Strike Indicators: Part Two

A Look at Strike Indicators: Part Two This time around we’re going to discuss the two most popular strike indicators on the market . The “Thingamabobber “and the “Air-Lock”. Both work using the same basic approach – a hollow plastic … Continue reading

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A Look at Strike Indicators: Part One

A Look at Strike Indicators: Part One Lets take a look at strike indictors. They are in widespread use, cheap, and very effective. They richly deserve a spot in your vest. Now I’m  going to limit our discussion to several … Continue reading

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Early Black Stoneflies

Early Black Stoneflies Today my luck was better. Caught a nice rainbow and dropped one; all on nymphs. No “Euro” style nymphing this time. I stuck with an strike indicator, a small nymph and one split shot about 18″ up … Continue reading

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No Fish Today

No Fish Today No fish today! Yeah, it happens. Face it, you don’t win them all. Fishing is wishing. Still it was a great day to be outdoors. Enjoyed it. Temperatures climbed well into the sixties. Sun was shining. Wind … Continue reading

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