I’m late to the Prince Nymph game. I’ve had luck with some other patterns, and so, have not gotten around to it. Since I feel like fishing new flies, I’m moving on to The Prince. I’ve been tying the traditional pattern. But, the one that really caught my eye is a bit more sedate, has
I woke up on Presidents’ Day hoping to close out my Deerfield long weekend with a bit of fishing. I was surprised to see that the temperature outside was 14 °F, much colder than what was forecasted. The temperatures really fell overnight, and that usually means tepid fishing the morning after. So, I was ambivalent
I’m staying up in Charlemont for an overnight trip at the Deerfield. I fished it for the first time a few weeks ago and decided to make the river a priority in 2018. February fishing usually is hit-or-miss for me. But, why not get educated, I figure? I’ve done similar due diligence at other rivers.
Peg’s Midge is a dry fly. I was intrigued the moment Tim Flagler made it in a size 26 during his recent fly-tying seminar. I like the fly because it uses few materials: some cream hackle, a hook, and a peacock herl. So, I took a shot at making a few. I used some Orvis