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5 Tips for Fishing Dry/Dropper Rigs

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As we move into late summer, the dry-dropper rig becomes increasingly more effective and we find ourselves using them more often than not. With the warmer water, a lot of the fish have moved into shallower/faster water and near the banks where they are more likely to encounter terrestrial insects. In addition, you don’t need to fish a standard nymph rig in this type of shallow water – a tungsten nymph under a hopper will get down to the fish plenty fast. Dry dropper rigs are much more pleasant to cast than a standard indicator rig, and they’re very effective...

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3 Reasons To Fish A Dry-Dropper Rig

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Some of our favorite fishing of the year is in August and September fishing with dry-dropper setups. Not only is this setup incredibly effective, it’s also a really fun way to fish! If you run into us out fishing this time of the summer, whether it be guiding or fishing on our own you’ll stand a good chance of seeing a dry-dropper rig on the end of our rods. There’s a few reasons that this rig is one of the most popular across the western United States, as well as around the rest of the world – here’s three that we...

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