Spinner falls present anglers with wonderful opportunities to catch rising trout, but these egg-laying events can also offer plenty of challenges. The flies are tiny, the light is usually low, the presentations can be difficult, and so on. The ability to catch several trout during the short duration of a spinner fall is a mark of an accomplished fly fisher. In this great episode of “Master Class Monday,” Dave and Amelia Jensen offer a useful primer on spinner falls–from the biology to the dynamics of the hatch itself.
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