Most flies are OK. Some work well. Some consistently produce, and they’re my Confidence Flies. My list of such flies does vary over the years; for example, I these days rarely throw a Pheasant’s Tail, Hare’s Ear, Frenchie, or Pat’s Legs. They don’t seem to work as well, and I suspect that is because many
At the Salmon River (post here), I noticed that my Thomas and Thomas Contact #6 did a great job at indicator nymphing. It is a deft fly rod. I don’t enjoy chucking bobbers, but the Contact added both power and finesse and was a joy to cast. So, I brought it to the Farmington today.
I made my first trip of the decade to the Swift on Saturday. Since the area below Route 9 reverted to catch-and-keep, I focused on the fly-fishing only area. There were a few cars at the lot at 9:00, but the rain kept the usual crowds at bay. I find that fish bite better during
Thank you for a great 2019! The blog again posted a profit, and we again gave away 100% of it to charities. We unanimously voted to donate the money 50/50 to Project Healing Waters and Casting for Recovery. The current blog team (Jamie Carr, Joe Drake, Ashu Rao, Dan Wells, and I) busily wrote quite