BWO Hatches and 7X Tippet // Yakima River Dry Fly Report
November 6, 2019
The weather has been great and after a long absense, maybe 10 years, of almost no BWO (Blue Winged Olive) hatch in the fall it's finally back! For some unknown reason this hatch which was once prevalent simply dried up. This has been the best BWO hatch and late fall dry fly fishing in 10 years.
It's not easy! This is technical fishing with picky trout that will be discriminating. Download the PodBean App for your smartphone and follow The Mend Podcast for the best listening experience.
Approaching upstream in the shadows is a great strategy. Think like a HERON. Stalk slow and quiet.
I was shocked at a what a difference this tippet made.
Spotting and stalking in a way that your plan is to make ONE CAST at a particular target is the essense of the small dry fly game. Don't let this become a lost art. Ditch the nymphs whenever possible.
- BWO Sparkle Dun
- Other Mayfly Dry Flies
- Winston PURE 490-4 Fly Rod
- Scientific Anglers Amplutide "TROUT" Fly Line
- Scientifc Anglers Absolute Trout Tippet