Question of the Week: October 1, 2021

I was on the Owyhee River the other day and I had a million fish rising right in front of me.  I took out my handy net seine and seined the water for about 5 minutes. When I raised my net I saw tons of tiny, I mean tiny, little black worms.  What the heck are them bugs?

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Question of the Week: March 31, 2021

I was on the Owyhee River during a Blue Winged Olive Mayfly hatch (Baetis). I was able to catch a few duns and look at them closely. They had a very dark body. All my patterns have the traditional olive to light olive bodies and do not seem to work. What’s up with that and where can I get the right color fly.

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Question of the Week: December 31, 2020

I was on the Boise River casting a size 20 Blue Winged Olive (Mayfly) over rising trout. While I only caught 1 trout over the course of the hatch, another fly fisher was banging them one after the other.  What was I doing wrong? 

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