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Summer Hatches! Trico Edition

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Tricos are the most prolific mayfly hatches of the summer. In the Black Hills the most reliable hatches of Tricos are found on Rapid Creek. Typically the hatches are thickest nearer Rapid City, however occaisionally there are fishable hatches above Pactola in the Silver City area. We also see hatches of tricos on Spring Creek, […]

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Engle’s Sunken Trico Fly Tying Video

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Engle’s Sunken Trico Fly

Engle’s Sunken Trico Fly is is an excellent and unique pattern. The pattern is featured in Ed Engle’s book Tying Small Flies. Ed developed this fly while fishing trico hatches in Colorado.

Fishing a sunken spinner at the tail end of a trico spinner fall will extend the hatch. Trout continue to feed on the spinners as they become water logged and begin to sink. Excellent when fished as a dropper under a dry fly.


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