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Tactics for Mid-Summer Trout Stream Fishing

Tactics for Streams in the Mt. Hood National Forest

By: Mark Bachmann

Most mid-summer aquatic insects are usually small. Many are tiny. Size #16 to #20 flies are common. Hatches are going to be mostly caddis, mayflies and midges. Nymphs, wet flies, emergers, spinners and terrestrials can all be in the mix...

X-Caddis trout fly

X-Caddis

Trout Candy in mid-summer streams...

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Quigley's Midget Caddis

Quigley's Midget Caddis

In the PNW, caddisfly hatches are a major food sources for trout from spring to late fall...

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Goddard Caddis, Rusty

Goddard Caddis, Rusty

Selective trout will often key on this easy fare and ignore nearly everything else...

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Umpqua Nylon Tippet Material, 30 yards

Umpqua Nylon Tippet Material, 30 yards

With a tremendous strength to diameter ratio, this nylon is the perfect match for Bass, Steelhead and Trout leaders...

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