Oh, Those Frowning Purists

“Today, of course, most people consider nymphing a legitimate way to fish (although it’s strictly a method of last resort for some anglers). But some folks who are perfectly comfortable dead-drifting a Pheasant Tail nymph through a deep run consider it ‘practically bait fishing’ (horrors!) to drift a Glo-Bug through the same spot.” Morgan Lyle tries to decide whether producing fish after fish immediately marks a technique as cheating. In the Schenectady, New York Daily Gazette.
If glancing at a Glo-Bug doesn’t give you a furrowed brow, you can watch Charles Meck tie one on MidCurrent.

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