Hendrickson Vs. Kahle Worm – Two Heavyweight flies, One Winner!


There was some great fishing to be had along the banks of the Farmington River this spring, the weather made some of the Hendrickson dry fly fishing very challenging, but with a very solid Plan “B” the results were a whole lot of fun and some terrific scenery.  Though I love fishing classic dry flies for the first major insect event on the Farmington, my experience has taught me through frustration, that often during the early days of the Hedrickson Hatch fish can tend to let many naturals just drift by,  seemingly ignored.  Good anglers always remember that  the spring  water temps can still be a little chilly, making fish at times lethargic (especially in the morning hours if overnight temperatures are close to freezing).    Many times I myself have been the angler standing there during a good hatch of Hendricksons with no fish rising and just a bunch of Duns floating on by.  You can establish a good “Plan B”  by showing the fish a large meal they cannot pass up, and for me JW’s own Kahle Worm definitely was the logical choice.  This fly pulled its weight against the classic Hendrickson dry fly choices.  The Kahle Worm has certainly reared it head as a must have Fly in my Box, producing many quality fish and tons of action for the camera!  After the show, drop us an email letting us know who you think, won this Epic Battle!  As always, many thanks to all the good friends I have on the Farmington River that I get to share these moments with.  “Thanks for tolerating my camera waving around in your face!”  We’re just keeping it real here at www.JWFlyfishing.com  ”  Good luck on the river!

JW

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    5 comments on “Hendrickson Vs. Kahle Worm – Two Heavyweight flies, One Winner!

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