New Zealand Fishing World - - Trout -

to lift a cou­ple of me­tres to take the large dry fly.

You can see that the dry-drop­per re­ally lends it­self well to fish­ing in the back coun­try, par­tic­u­larly in the slightly smaller trib­u­taries of the main rivers. In the evenings the tech­nique can be used with a smaller dry and an un­weighted nymph on large pools dur­ing hatches. Some­times the fish are feed­ing on emerg­ers and just bulge the sur­face in­stead of tak­ing the adults off the top. Dur­ing these hatches a small dry be­comes a very good sight in­di­ca­tor and hav­ing the nymph just un­der the

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