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MotroutJune 28th, 2010, 5:06 am
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I'm headed up to the Adirondacks tomorrow for a two week trip, and I was planning to spend most of my time on the West Branch of the Ausable. With that said, I got a call from a friend who lives up there last night, telling me the Hex hatch was on on the ponds. This is a fly I've never encountered before, but he said they are really large , something like #6 or #8, so I thought it might be worth checking out. Does anyone know of any good dry fly patterns to imitate them? Also, what time of day do they usually come off?
"I don't know what fly fishing teaches us, but I think it's something we need to know."-John Gierach
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TaxonJune 28th, 2010, 1:14 pm
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Plano, TX

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Motrout-

You don't need to leave this site to get the information you seek. Here is a link to Jason's terrific article on Hexagenia limbata.
Roger Rohrbeck
www.FlyfishingEntomology.com
OldredbarnJune 30th, 2010, 1:08 pm
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