Category Archives: Fly Fishing in Freshwater

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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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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