I hardly ever dry fly fish anymore, but this year the majority of my dry fly fishing has been at night. With Gray Drakes, Hex and now Ephorons, I've been having a heck of a time getting a fish to stay pinned. I did some research and I think my problem centers around two main areas:
- Angle of hook set.
I found the following video, it really drove home some good points:
I went out tonight and started with a hopper. I missed a couple nice fish right off the bat. So I broke down what I was doing, worked on improving my angles and made sure I had zero slack once the fly landed.
|This guy came on the swing below the dam, I went look for stray summer steelhead before last light.|