Tiny Meals Under Big Flies

Describing the arrival of salmonflies on Oregon’s Deschutes River, Chester Allen points out that big bugs can scare the daylights out of trout when they first start showing up. The answer? Small nymphs, like Serendipities, tied on as droppers below the big patterns. “These rainbows love the idea of a big mouthful of food, but it takes them a while every spring to chomp on the salmonflies.” In the Washington state Olympian.

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