May 2nd

by susie on May 2nd, 2015

Down at the River Tay on a typical spring four-seasons-in-one day. At least hailstones don’t get you wet.
Many people ask me what fly fishing is all about and actually a fishing fly can represent a whole number of things that a fish will eat. But in it’s purest form fly fishing is about representing these little guys. This is a March Brown (although in Scotland they mostly appear in April) It is a type of mayfly, which emerges from the riverbed and flies off to mate. When they appear on the surface of the river the trout feed avidly on them and a imitation fishing fly made of feathers is cast infront of them.
Here’s one that fell for the ruse …

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