Hendrickson Spinners Spring 2016 – Southern Ontario

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One of the first bug events in the spring that gets trout looking up for their food.  Watch for Hendrickson mayflies beginning to emerge early in May.  Expect spinner falls to begin within a few days depending on the weather.  Hendrickson action should last until late May or even early June depending on where you fish in Ontario.  

For the Fly Addict Dad

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Father’s Day is fast approaching. For some reason, dads seem to be the hardest people to buy for.  So we decided to help you out with a list of items for the dad that is an avid fly fisherman.  For the Outhouse: The perfect book for beside the loo is a book of short stories, and the king of short stories for fly-anglers is John Gierach. John’s latest book All Fishermen are Liars does not disappoint. Fly-tying Material: Fly-anglers prefer to customize their selection to the rivers and fish they target, so don’t buy a kit for the experienced angler. However, there are some tried and true items that need to be in every fly-tyer’s hoard. These items run out quickly, so it doesn’t

Green Drake Spinners Spring 2015 – Southern Ontario

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Green Drakes are becoming a very rare occurrence in Ontario. They have all but disappeared from many waterbodies. The Credit river has seen a very rapid decline in the species in the last decade or so. These spinners were found on an early June evening in 2015 on a tributary of the Saugeen River.