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Great Midge & BWO Hatches

The weather has warmed up well and cabin fever is getting relieved with fishers getting out and hitting the water.  The midge hatches are incredible at the moment and the BWO hatch in the afternoon is fun if you can find a spot not so windy.  CDC Loop wing emergers, foam RS2, Richard Ramsy’s foam midge all in size 18’s or less are ripping fish off the surface.  When the dry action slows down split shot those same flies and fish them on the bottom for bigger and better fish.  The Feather-Craft Crackle back has also been working well on the surface.  I love this versatile fly as it can be fished on the surface and then stripped in like an emerger or even skated on the surface to draw strikes.  The smaller size is the best bet at this time and the color does not seem to matter at this time.

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Good Fishing

Jimmy T.

By JimTraylor

I have 25 years experience guiding on the White River and have taught 100's of folks how to fly fish. I welcome newcomers. My casting instruction technique is simple, gentle, easy going and highly productive. All trips are catch and release only.

One reply on “Great Midge & BWO Hatches”

I guess u have to put up with that dead beat Son inlaw this weekend. Sounds like fishin is great I found the Ramsey stretch midge on the web but haven’t found the foam one u were talking about. Do u have a link for the Ramsey Foam midge Thanks for any help and have a good day. JBW

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