Quiz: Tricky Tactic

Kea and Liz were fishing in perfect spring conditions on the Frying Pan River. The water was gin clear and low; they could see seemingly every fish in the river. There wasn’t much dry fly action this early morning, but both Liz and Kea knew the river was absolutely loaded with baetis, and the hatch would explode later on.

Kea decided to rig with a double nymph setup. He reached into the flybox and grabbed two flies: one, a size #20 RS2, the other was, oddly enough, a size #12 bright white San Juan worm. What was he thinking?

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