Afternoon Action on the Pond

Afternoon Action on the Pond

Eight-inch bluegills and 10- to 12-inch largemouth were cruising just below the surface over the deepest part of the pond feeding on an emerging caddis hatch yesterday. The rising fish were difficult to hook but made an exciting late-afternoon of surface action. Careful casts and size-12 flies on 5X tippets led to 18 catches and a happy fly fisherman.

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