Tippets: Swinging Wet Flies, Michigan Mayflies on Radar

July 1, 2016 By: Erin Block

  • Topwater flies are often the go-to for summer fishing. However Jonathan Wright explains the patterns and technique you’re probably overlooking: swinging wet flies downstream. It is “one of the oldest tricks in the book, and the technique has had some modern updates that make it something you’ll want to be rigging for when circumstances dictate.” Via Fly Fisherman.
  • The mayfly hatch has peaked around Detroit and is so abundant it is showing up on radar maps, giving the National Weather Service “something to watch on radar each night as they hatch.” Via Digital Journal.