Today’s blog I will talk about how to present a fly so it lands on the stream with a slight splash.
From the middle of the summer until fall many trout feed heavily on terrestrial insects. I experiment with various methods of fishing these from natural drifts to a twitching action to dapping. However, there is one type of presentation which often brings solid strikes from large trout when all other methods fail. This is presenting the fly so it lands on the stream with a slight splash. I assume the trout are attracted to an artificial fly which lands on the stream in this way because the trout are accustomed to feeding on natural beetles, wasp, hornets, grasshoppers and crickets which land on the stream with a splash.
This type delivery is easy to achieve by imparting a firm snap at the last moment when using a regular cast or a roll cast.
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