The famous nocturnal Hex hatch of the Midwest (and a few other lucky locations) stirs to the surface mythically large brown trout that only touch streamers for the rest of the year.
Bugs, Flies, and River Conditions
Tricos (24-26), latas (#18), the olive formerly known as Psuedocleon (24 down to really fricking small), cahills (#14) and the evening sedge (#12-14) are all around, though the trico has been king this week. Daytime fishing has been very good on the South Branch and the Manistee...
size 24 and smaller, eh? I swore I'd never attempt anything smaller than an 18, I'm half-blind and half-crazed as it is!
He's busy trying to find someone that can get him some hooks that are actually smaller than a 32!..;) Rumor is he ties under a microscope
No microscope or magnification needed (except 1.75x reading glasses)
There ain't no freakin' fish in PA.