This week’s Throw Back Thursday fly is the March Brown Wet Fly.
I decided to continue the theme of my last post – March Brown Time.
I tied this fly many years ago. Can’t remember what book I found it in, but I’m sure it was for a “just in time” fly fishing trip. Probably on the McKenzie River. The McKenzie has a great March Brown hatch. I have some fond memories of fishing the river.
If you want to fish an old pattern someday, consider using a March Brown wet fly as the hatch begins. Swing it through a nice run and hang on!
Wow! That fly takes Gretchen and me back a few years to the Clark Fork River in NW Montana in the early 90s soon after we were married. In the spring it was deadly when tied in a range of sizes. Depending on the size, I think it also may be mistaken for a Squalla nymph. Take care & …
Tight Lines – (Gretchen &) Al Beatty
Happy to hear it took you back to a wonderful memory. That’s precisely why I started Throw Back Thursday!