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5 Chironomid Fishing Tips & Tactics

Sep 14, 2020

5 key reminders for routine chironomid fishing success.

The idea that 90% of the fish get caught by 10% of the anglers rings especially true in the game of stillwater fly fishing. Today marks day 5 of 21 Days of Fly Fishing Education, and the third and final instalment of this micro-series of chironomid fishing on stillwaters. 

The first episode covered equipment for chironomid fishing, yesterday's episode covered the bugs themselves, and today I'm thrilled to be able to share five key actionable tips and tactics for real time on-the-water scenarios. 

This episode covers finding the right depth, the vitality of starting from the bottom, a tidbit on fishing a naked floating line presentation, the art of "dangling", and more...


 Enjoy today's episode, and hopefully these tips are able to serve you well on the water this fall!
Jordan Oelrich
P.S. Tomorrow's episode covers some tactics for fishing the swung fly technique, one of the most addicting forms of angling known to humankind 

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