At the Bench: Parachute Post Dry Flies

I don’t know who invented them, but, I love fishing small dry flies that feature parachute posts. They’re easy to see, float flush in the surface film, and just plain work. I use them at the most pressured spots at the Swift and Farmington C&R stretches. The flies did particularly well during the 2016 drought

Big Farmington Browns on Dry Flies and Emergers

What a day. Good fish. Many bugs. Farmington. Dry flies. View this post on Instagram A post shared by (@blogflyfish)   It did not start off well. After hitting the river at dawn and suiting up, I reached into the car to get my Euro rod…and pulled my back. After gritting my teeth, I