Nymph-Dropper Rigs Make the Difference

As Morgan Lyle notes, before fishing with a single dry fly became the ultimate test of trout-fishing skill, tandem rigs were commonplace. While fishing the West Branch of the Delaware, he becomes yet another convert. “Blue-winged olives with size 18 bodies and tall smoky wings were on the water, but I didn’t see any of them taken by trout. I became convinced that the rises were being caused by trout feeding on emerging mayflies approaching, but not yet in, the surface film.” On New York’s DailyGazette.com.

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