A Different (and Old) Style of Fly Fishing

“On Lough Corrib, fishermen traditionally drift in a boat and cast with the wind using a four-fly rig on fly line with a 25-foot leader. It is a style of fishing that has been around for a couple of hundred years and rated the best way to hook a wild brown trout that could weigh more than 30 pounds.” In the Cleveland Plain Dealer, D’Arcy Egan describes the intimidating conditions faced by the Case Western Reserve University students as they competed at the Lough Corrib World Varsities Trout Fly Fishing Competition in Ireland.

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