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entomology fly fishing for central Texas rivers #14533028 11/11/22 10:27 PM
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Looking for info for local river entomology to Improve my fly fishing skills any help and direction would be great

Re: entomology fly fishing for central Texas rivers [Re: Fly chef] #14535971 11/15/22 05:50 AM
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Look into damsel flies. Nymphs, adults/dries, you can find them in any Texas river any time of the year, and in many colors.

That's all I got. There's all the normal junk that I know of: caddis, cranes, mayflies, etc, etc (and MOSQUITOS!). But when and where and what rivers is beyond scope of many here in Texas, me included. It's kind of a paradox really, me being a 'fly' fisher and knowing nothing of local flies.

You might fair better talking to some university people however. If any here know more I'd be interested as well.

Re: entomology fly fishing for central Texas rivers [Re: Fly chef] #14536156 11/15/22 02:31 PM
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There is little entomology involved with the vast majority of rivers, with the grand exception of the GUADALUPE RIVER. This is my experience. A great learning lesson in that river came from Rob Woodruff a very long time ago.
https://texasflycaster.com/fly-fish...-texas-hill-country-series-introduction/
https://texasflycaster.com/entomology-class-on-the-guadalupe-part-2/
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Re: entomology fly fishing for central Texas rivers [Re: Fly chef] #14545787 11/25/22 12:45 AM
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Check out
https://ascentflyfishing.com
I went to one of their entomology classes a few years back in Frisco and the owner Peter Stitcher is very knowledgeable.


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