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General RegionWestern Catskills
Specific LocationN/A
Time of Day1:30 - 5:00 pm
Fish CaughtNumerous wild browns 15" - 21"
Conditions & HatchesSulfurs also blanket hatch of #20 Baetis

Details and Discussion

WbranchJune 27th, 2010, 6:27 pm
York & Starlight PA

Posts: 2704
Don't really know what kind of mayfly it was. If it was a "Sulfur" as some guys said it was a species with which I'm unfamiliar. Light yellow wings, light yellow body, three tails, small red eyes, about a size #15. Blanket emergence!~ So many bugs that the trout just lost interest and stopped surface feeding as I'm assuming there was a subsurface glut of swimming and emerging nymphs.



Anyone know why my images are being deleted - I see it has happened in a number of my older post.
Catskill fly fisher for fifty-five years.
OldredbarnJune 27th, 2010, 8:29 pm
Novi, MI

Posts: 2600
Nice fish there Matt! You may have been unfamiliar with whatever bug was on the water, but you did something right! Sweet...

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