BWOs: Like Buttered Shrimp for Trout

September 22, 2007 By: Marshall Cutchin

“It’s like a very hungry person sitting at a table in front of two platters, one mounded with raw celery and carrot sticks and broccoli heads and the other with shelled Maine shrimp accompanied with melted butter. Even though the veggie pieces are much larger, most of us would start on the high-protein shrimp to satisfy our hunger and pop them into our mouth one at a time, each morsel dripping with butter.” Ken Allen explains why the superabundance of tiny bugs during a blue-winged olive hatch makes trout key in on the small but nourishing flies. In the Kennebec Journal.