George Daniel is an amazing angler and teacher. He used to compete for, and then coach, Team USA. His Dynamic Nymphing book is a must-have, IMO, both for tightlining and indicator nymphing. People say that Strip-Set is equally good if you’re into streamer fishing. In addition, I’ve run into many people who have taken his
Off and on, I’ve been working on throwing size 30 dries while at flat water. I’m avoiding quick currents and trying to see if I can get fish to take up top at slow or still water, even when there isn’t a hatch going on. The trout can eyeball the flies for a long time.
I wish I had some fly-fishing insights for this post. But, I don’t think I do. I fished the Farmington this morning and actually looked forward to the cold and the rain, thinking they would ward off the crowds. Thomas & Thomas also repaired my broken Contact and amazingly had it back to me in
There are many reasons to fish. Friendship is one of them. Many of the blog crew met up on Saturday to fish the Farmington, thanks to Joe Drake and Jamie Carr. I’ll start with my notes. Many of the other anglers also have jotted their observations, if you scroll below. Joe, Ashu Rao and I