Delaware River Fly Fishing Articles
Wet Flies Work!
On The Delaware River.
Wet flies work on the Delaware River. I found that out in
my beginning days of fly fishing. Working an area of my local stream with nymphs
and dries, an "old" guy came down the creek casting across and letting his line
straighten out down the current.
To read the entire article Wetflies Work On The Delaware River click here.
The Hendrickson hatch is usually the first important hatch of the
year. The weather is finally beginning to break, and trout that havenít been fished
over for six months or so, begin feeding freely. Not being fished to for this
long the wild Delaware trout are for the time unsuspecting of the anglerís
imitation. Making these highly selective trout a bit easier to fool with a good imitation.
To read the entire article Hendricksons click here.
The days begin to warm as winter finally starts to give way to early spring,
a few warm sunny days and Epeorus pleuralis nymph begin to become active.
The river is still running high and cold, but finally in mid April duns begin to appear.
At first it begins slowly, in the middle of the afternoon and lasts for an hour or so.
To read the entire article Quill Gordons click here.
CDC Caddis Fly
Not On The Delaware River.
One lesson that I learned a long time ago from fishing
the upper Delaware River is "close isn't good enough". Oh yea it's good enough to have an artificial
that may look close to the natural on the water at 30 feet away, but what about the up close
view of the trout?
To read the entire article Close Enough? click here.
Delaware River fly fishing guide Jerry Hadden.
"When Experience Counts"