Cedar Pond holdover Brown Trout
As the season progresses the action changes. Nymphs are catching up to streamers as the fish become more active and water temperatures rise. The fish are often in the top four feet of water. The warmer weather has brought on a few hatches in the sunny afternoons which means dry flies are beginning to work.
Plan your gear and flies to meet the conditions which have changed from sunny and warm to cold and wet.
Fly data is collected from your census sheets. Each fly is uniquely identified but listed once even though it may have fooled several fish. Flies are identified by:
It sounds complicated but just list your flies on your Census Sheet and read the report. Remember, you don't have to land a fish for the fly to count! Hits and long distance releases as well as fish brought to net were fooled! We all want to know what works.
I hope you will find this report useful and that you will share your experience. The more information we have the better the report becomes … and we all benefit.
So, please fill in this data on your census sheet. As we go through the season, this report will be updated so be sure to check it out BEFORE you leave home!