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Flies: Nothing Special, Just Confidence

November 13, 2008 By: Marshall Cutchin

Morgan Lyle doesn’t wrap lead around the shank of his Gold-Ribbed Hare’s Ear, but instead places it on both sides to give the nymph a flatter, fatter profile. Is it a better fly? Believing probably makes it so. “I’ve never been a good nymph fisherman, but I’ve made it a goal to get better. Having a fly I trust helps a lot, because nymphing takes a lot of faith.” In the Schenectady, New York Daily Gazette.