Fly-fishing with tandem flies

September — start time trophy fishing. This is the most exciting time for the angler, including fly-fishers. Most welcome to catch fish at this time are large predators. They begin to actively fatten up before the long winter, so it’s time to offer them their flies. However, even now the predator is not always without regard chasing the whitebait. There are moments when he lazily lying under a snag, or standing in the reeds, or just, like, Chub, defiantly defile beneath the surface of the water, not paying attention to your fly.

In the Arsenal of fly fishing there are numerous techniques that you should use to get the fish to bite. One of such techniques is the use of paired, or double baits, when on a leash there is not one (traditional) and the two flies and more. About such equipment options fly fishing tackle disputes went, there were many discussions about what is traditional for fly fishing, and generally it’s not really fly fishing. And since fly-fishing catchability, a fly fishing this method of fishing successfully used.

Distance fishing usually does not exceed 5-6 m. Fly casting is not required, and the cord is easily stored on a spool. That is from the “Tulip” produce long, thin undergrowth with flies and 1 m of cord (no more) and almost plummet combing every inch of the shallows. This catch is only effective on rivers with currents and in areas with depths up to 1 m. But this method of fishing has repeatedly made the Czechs and the poles Champions in international competitions. The Czech method of fishing is designed for the Amateur, it is not always applicable, when it is only used nymphs.

Paired in the same snap-in can be used not only nymphs, but streamers, and wet flies, moreover, could such a snap to throw away and do with her any wiring. The meaning of coaxial, tandem snap-in by creating a “dramatized” representation, illusion that somebody for someone chases. This principle has long been positively proved. Most likely it might explain the instinct of life in the big pack, because the fry of predatory fishes are gregarious and chasing some bug the whole flock, trying to grab her and eat.

Fry chasing insects, are of interest from a predator, along with fry, fleeing from the persecution of the larger fish, in contrast to the lonely floating fry. Imitation alien fish-hunting along with the actual race, for example, pike or perch for a fry interesting all the nearby predatory neighbors.

As caught on tandem flies

Review of the action of this rule I spent with the assembled tandem homemade streamers and small flies. The results of such fishing tandem flies were expected, the rule worked. The trophy list makes no sense, as any carp white fish a little predators. Do not exclude from the diet of carp fingerlings that bream that carp in the stomachs when you clean the fish find fry. Even the carp I have caught on this bait, the “eater of sludge” at the bottom, sometimes chasing the streamer, as zealous bass.

It should be noted that the snap-in that includes a small streamer and nymph, it’s more autumn equipment variant fly fishing tackle, not summer and not spring. Best results when fishing for Chub and perch on the lower don had me at the end of August and in September and October. Moreover, such a tandem has done at the time of remission of a bite. This is especially true when, having tried unsuccessfully a few flies, mounted a couple of lures from small streamer and nymph and get a bite just the first transaction. The lone fry is not as effective as in a pair of fleeing gun.

Tandem wiring is usually energetic, but short. Short (10-15 cm) sharp strips without pauses — it’s my favorite version of the posting tandem snap in the fall. Chub, perch and Rudd in most cases, taking the nymph. With the exception, perhaps, of larger feeding fish, which will attack the fry than the nymph.

The situation is somewhat different when fishing for pike. The difference is that the nymph expels small streamer and in its place put pike streamer larger. It happens that the tandem snap-in helps to tease and fed a shark, which ceased to respond to streamers. Then above the main streamer we tied a small fry and feed simulated pursuit of one object after another. Often happened that the complete cessation of biting pike livened up and hit the bait. I can not say that for pike you need to put both the tape drive. There are exceptions, when suddenly, a nymph in tandem snap-in, sits a small surenos.

The situation is somewhat different when fishing for pike. The difference is that the nymph expels small streamer and in its place put pike streamer larger. It happens that the tandem snap-in helps to tease and fed a shark, which ceased to respond to streamers. Then above the main streamer we tied a small fry and feed simulated pursuit of one object after another. Often happened that the complete cessation of biting pike livened up and hit the bait. I can not say that for pike you need to put both the tape drive. There are exceptions, when suddenly, a nymph in tandem snap-in, sits a small surenos.

Fishing on the Seversky Donets with tandem flies

I remember one of the autumn fishing last season. The Seversky Donets was warm dry weather, the water was absolutely clear, the wind almost was not expected good fishing. But, having started fishing, I realized that fishing is an employment. Bites almost was not. Standing knee-deep in the shallows, I saw under the feet of hordes of steers from small individuals with Politica to large bulls almost the size of a palm. Brazen fish swirled around my boots, climbed up on top of them, went out and returned again. I was wondering what attracts them so my Zabrodina shoes.

Dropping a small nymph on a leash straight down at his feet, I began to tease these fish. But my provocation was answered a few. However, cost some would-be bull to cling to the nymph, as all standing next to the bulls immediately responded and came running from all around. Some tried to knock the nymph from the jaws klonowska bull, others scurried around, and the third convoy was seen off by the entire procession. It reminded me of a tandem catch, and I quickly retool your installation. First posting, a short distance from me, brought several steers, tempted by such illusions. Became more fun and interesting.

Returning to the original points, where they caught in the morning, I began to get a effective bite of perch and small Chub. And after a few casts under dry reeds they found a small pack of Chub. Classic Chub feeding flies (with water under the shore) and a short sharp strip and provoked the bite more than ten different sizes of fish, from the palm up to 300-400 g, All this went on against a background of almost full backlava other anglers.

At some point I started again to experiment. I was wondering why the fish are on the team, took only the nymph. Put a small ” ASP ” streamer of white synthetic fibers and lurex. Moving along a smooth coast with a dry cane, continued the experiment. Began to change the nymph, and realized that in that day the fish took the bait of any color: black, brown, gray, olive (acid color and contrast options are not checked). Variations with the size of baits led to the conclusion that the more active was the biting on the nymph with a length of 8-10 mm, tied on hook No. 12.

The increase in size of the nymphs worsened the bite. Experiments with the streamer led to even more interesting results. I changed the shape and color of the fry, but I didn’t manage to persuade the fish to bite, while not tied to a leash streamer with a length of 25 mm, connected in a realistic style much like the fry of the equation. Him, I managed to get a bite Chub. However, it was only a feeble attempt of the fish to eat anything larger nymphs. Reliable results were obtained only after I do “fry” tied instead of the nymph, and the streamer was 7 cm imitation goby-sculpin, which I hundreds watched the morning in the shallows.

It was at this point happened the most interesting bite and capture. Chub attacked “fry”, and individuals already began to appear in 500 g. Catching of such fish a light rod of the middle class — great fun. I can not say that the capture of large Chub to the middle of the day was the result of the experiment, during which I applied the snap-in tandem with two streamers, one of which was a realistic replica of the very small fry. The final result of the fishing, of course, could be influenced by the increase in water temperature at this time, and the improvement of illumination, and normalization of atmospheric pressure, and maybe something else. However, the interest of the fish to the paired snap-ins still discernible.


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