By Kirk Deeter
Because so many people have aced my last couple Fly Talk quiz questions, I thought I should reach deep into my bag of tricks and try to stump you. Well, I did. That's not to say that some of your answers weren't perfectly reasonable strategies that probably would have worked. But nobody got exactly what I was thinking.
So let's quickly review www.fieldandstream.com/blogs/fishing/2010/02/pop-quiz-how-catch- spooky-sipper)" target="_blank">the "Spooky Sipper" challenge. You're fishing clear, slow water. You have three target fish in a line, spaced apart. You see them. They aren't sucking down dries, they're sipping emergers. This isn't a mayfly hatch. You punt the first fish because you spook it with an indicator splashing. You punt the second fish, because you threw a Chernobyl Ant in March, and even a trout's brain is large enough to comprehend that there are no grasshoppers in March.
To catch the third fish, you should do this...