Written by: Phil Monahan
Date: July 9, 2014
Soft Hackles are great imitations of emerging mayflies, and they sometimes produce when trout won’t touch a dun pattern. In this great video from Tightline Productions, Matt Grobert, an author and blogger, shows how to tie a relatively simple, yet super-buggy Soft Hackle Mayfly Emerger that you can create to mimic any of the bugs that hatch where you fish.
Written by: Jason Cotta, Fishing Manager, Orvis Bellevue, Washington, US
Date: July 15, 2014
Summer is finally here, and stillwater fishing is starting to heat up. Rising water temperatures will bring out swarms of damselflies and dragonflies. Trout and bass will feed heavily on these two bugs throughout the spring and summer.