April 29th, 2011: Hatch Hunting

[singlepic id=2570 w=320 h=240 float=right] Woke early to arrive creekside at ~8:30am, took a gamble on a spot I’ve caught great caddis hatches in the past this time of year but found high flows, severely stained water and in-active trout. Based on the conditions I swung an SMB during the …

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Learning from LaFontaine

[singlepic id=2542 w=320 h=240 float=right] From Caddisflies by G. LaFontaine pg. 315.  “Nearly every mention in modern angling literature of adult caddisflies includes the solemn advice “Always catch one because caddisflies appear lighter in flight than they actually are.” The most common reason caddisflies appear lighter in the air than …

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