Flies for Northeast U.S. Salt Marshes

September 23, 2005 By: Marshall Cutchin

Capt. John McMurray writes about the seasonality of prey availability and the most appropriate fly patterns for fishing tidal marshes in the northeast U.S. in Shallow Water Angler magazine. “Fall sees extraordinary numbers of juvenile menhaden (peanut bunker). These menhaden hatch and flood out of the creeks and coves, creating all sorts of action.”