Category: The Periodic Table of Flies

Building a table of fly fishing’s essential patterns.

Summer Series: Top 5 summer Trout flies for Pennsylvania

It’s a gnat! It’s an ant! It’s a midge! It’s a bundle of midges!???? It’s our next fly continuing our series on Summer trout flies for Pennsylvania brings us to our next pick: #3 : Griffit’s Gnat This fly is a must have for the summer Pennsylvanian trout angler who often encounters low & clear …

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Summer Series: Top 5 Summer Flies

Continuing the top 5 summer fly list we come to #2 on the list but probably (actually definitely #1 in my heart) my first and favorite dry fly to fish on a summer outing, perhaps all year long for that matter. This fly has a mixed and debated history behind it’s inception and evolution. It …

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Summer Series: Top 5 Summer Trout Flies for PA

  Now that we just two days past the 2016 Summer Solstice I thought it would be a great time to look at my favorite and most productive summer trout flies. Summer offers us a great opportunity to fish for trout all day long. While the high sun and bright days can create challenging conditions …

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