Know Your Fish Food Part 3-The Iron Blue

Know your Fish Food 3 The Iron Blue (Baetis Pumilis) This is the one fly that likes the cold and will hatch in the colder days of spring from lunch time to early evening during April and May depending on the weather. It can then reappear in the Autumn. Easily recognised as they are very [...]

By | 2017-03-04T22:44:19+00:00 November 29th, 2015|Entomology|0 Comments

Know your Fish Food Part 2 The Large Dark Olive

The Large Dark Olive One of the first flies to show on the river in any numbers and an important food source for both trout and grayling. All the photographs sen below show both male and female insects at differing times of their life cycle and were recorded on the River Usk between 1960 and [...]

By | 2017-03-04T22:52:55+00:00 November 11th, 2015|Entomology|0 Comments