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- Thu Mar 19, 2020 7:16 pm
- Forum: The Dry Fly
- Topic: Art Lee's High Wing Emerger?
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Bill Phillips actually did not invent the Usual, but was there when Fran Betters did, and took off with it. Bill walked into the Angler's Nook in the spring of 1976, and showed me a fly and asked me to quess what it was tied with. He gave me one, and then left after several days for the Beaverkill, ...
Not sure about the DDT, but have long thought the Mayflies are getting smaller. In the early 70's we used to match the Hendrickson with a size 12, it is a 14 now. Henry McIntyre, one of my mentors, had fished the Battenkill back in the late teens (100 years ago), when brook trout were still king. He...