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 Post subject: Trico's
PostPosted: August 27th, 2017, 8:08 pm 
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This morning I was hoping to catch a spinner fall. I was on the Farmington and normally work Saturday nights and miss dawn on the river. Due to cancelled work I fished a great epheron hatch last night, mixed in with some caddis, an occasional stonefly and copious numbers of Isonychia.
I didn't get the spinner fall I was looking for. Temps at dawn were 47*, but that is helping lower the water temps as they were 57* this AM even though last week the air temps were in the mid to upper 80's and low 90's.
I did get these pictures
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Female Trico Dun
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Keeps surprising me how well cell phones take pictures these days.

Ron

Dave M. Your retired now, you need to try it.

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 Post subject: Re: Trico's
PostPosted: August 28th, 2017, 8:34 am 
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My all time favorite mayfly hatch.

Hendricksons in the Spring are really nice.....as they're (usually) the first major hatch I get to fish, and large Olves last longer, but Trikes are the best.

In the West they last six weeks give/take. The water is (usually) down so we can work our way around to get the best drifts. I freaking love Trico's.

Dave M

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