While oftentimes predictable, insect hatches on our favorite streams can sometimes come and go without warning. Whether it be due to the odd swings in the weather, streamflow changes, water quality problems, or factors unknown, some years hatches can just plain disappear. That's what seems to have happened on the UK's River Test, which hasn't seen its historically prolific … [Read more...] about What Happened to the Bugs?
Fly Fishing News Stories
Dennis Austin from Utah's HJNews.com put together an interesting column on expert anglers' fly preferences. His surveys from 1995 and 2011 revealed that fly selections among northern Utah anglers are as varied as are the anglers themselves. He compiled a list of top flies that the beginner should keep in his or her flybox. Read the full story here. … [Read more...] about What’s Your Favorite Fly?