Tom offers tips on “fishing the post-flood,” observations on the color red in flies, and fishing during small windows of time before moving on to several suggestions for matching the hatch.
Excerpt: “I think it’s probably important for the trout angler to know the difference between a mayfly, a stonefly, a caddisfly, a midge, and a cranefly. I think that’s as far as you need to go to be a successful fly angler. Now, the more you learn about insect hatches, the better you’ll be. But don’t feel like you have to go out there and learn all of this entomology.”