Posts Tagged ‘Hendrickson’

Catskill Style Hendrickson – by Tightline Productions

Catskill Style Hendrickson – by Tightline Productions

Hendricksons usually mark the start of east coast/ midwest mayfly season. With a dun that spends a good amount of time on the water, the Hendricksons are a great hatch to fish. Check out this Catskill style fly. Video by Tightlines Productions check out more HERE.

Meet the Hendricksons

Meet the Hendricksons

Here is a great view of the life cycle of a Hendrickson. From the poster “Hendrickson nymphs and duns collected on April 15th, 2011 from the South Branch of the Raritan River near Califon, NJ. Although I’m not an insect identification expert by any means, I believe these are all Hendricksons (Ephemerella subvaria). It’s amazing […]

Hatches 2010: Covering the Hendrickson Hatch by Nick Pionessa

Hatches 2010: Covering the Hendrickson Hatch by Nick Pionessa

My mind leafed through the pages of a crumbling paperback to drawings made by a master with whom I was barely familiar. “This must be a Quill Gordon,” I said. “No, I think it’s a Hendrickson.” I remember the day as if it were yesterday because it was my birthday and that Hendrickson was one […]

Hendrickson Soft Hackle

Hendrickson Soft Hackle

A very easy soft hackle pattern that I like to fish during the Hendrickson hatches both prior to, during and while spinners are falling. This particular fly can be altered in size and color for any mayfly hatch not just the Hendrickson Mayfly, so experiment and find what works for you. Materials You Will Need […]

Adult Mayfly Identification by Roger Rohrbeck

Adult Mayfly Identification by Roger Rohrbeck

Many fly fishers are able to recognize adult Mayflies as such, but they may be hard-pressed to go much further with the process of identification.  So, let’s explore some easily observable features.  These features can be used to identify a winged mayfly as to dun or spinner.  They can identify it as to male or […]

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