In Praise of Riffles

July 2, 2009 By: Marshall Cutchin

“Riffles are fly factories; mating mayflies seek them out as the place to lay their eggs, and the riffles are where many aquatic insects live most of their underwater lives, mostly clinging to rocks or burrowed in silt but sometimes drifting or swimming, at their peril.” Morgan Lyle talks about the pluses of the babbling brook. From DailyGazette.com.