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Nymphing Part Five.
Fri 25th May, 2012


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At last I've managed to get in some serious fishing and with morning frosts and cold southerly breezes I couldn't have timed it better. The fish seem evenly spread throughout with relatively few anglers chasing them and the falling temperatures bring with them an expectation that the current small runs will continue, gradually building until they peak later on in the year. I'm always a little wary writing a report after spending only three days on the river because if you catch the Tongariro in a good mood its easy to get over excited ... but its been an awful lot of fun. I've landed and been ...
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Nymphing Part Four.
Fri 11th May, 2012


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Ozzie angler and TRM regular Murray Cullen emailed me last week with whats fast becoming a FAQ: " When you use a large dry as an indicator (eg cicada etc) how long is the leader from the dry to the nymph, caddis etc? Do you try and have the point fly on or near the bottom? I imagine this would be required when fishing for rainbows but not necessarily for browns?" Stay well, Murray It seems that more and more anglers are trying this alternative method of nymphing parts of the Tongariro, with good reason because it can produce excellent results if used in the right places and will often out fish ...
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