Not too often a trout makes me nervous when I’m in charge of the net, but a new PR on a Michigan Brook Trout.
Recently learned that as mayfly nymphs grow, especially March Browns, Cahill’s, and Hex the eyes really get big right before the hatch. A macro shot of a Hex nymph we found in the mud looking for what else is hatching. Based on his eyes, we are not too far away. Want to learn more about bugs in the Mid West make sure to pick up Ann Millers Book.
Did a video on the Hawkins YouTube channel about a trick I learned a few years ago from angler Larry Webb. Had to share this simple trick to keep your dry flies floating longer. Thank you Larry for the helpful tip, has really saved my spinner patterns from an early grave. Check out the video if you enjoy throwing around the dry fly this time of year.