Archive for April, 2003

Opening-Day Nymph

Friday, April 4th, 2003 at 9:56 pm

For trout fishers, there are few days so eagerly anticipated as the "opener." Most anglers have plans mapped-out months in advance, equipment prepared flies tied etc. For better or for worse, my openers have seldom unfolded as expected. There is one opening day that stands out above and beyond all the others […]

Ant Fly Pattern

Friday, April 4th, 2003 at 9:59 pm

For the fly fishers I know best, the ant is pretty much a "marginal" pattern. While terrestrials in general fall into this category for many fly fishers, the ant is one that deserves a bit more attention. From a tying standpoint, there are few flies that are easier than the ant. It […]

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