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I made it down to Bennett for my annual trip with my Dad and some of my old teachers (my Dad is retired teacher). I had a great week with regular catches all day and through the week. I spent almost all my time in zone 1. Had my best luck with an olive wollybugger, BWO, and griiffins knats. A couple of tricks/patterns that might work for a while. If there is still a dark caddis hatch in the morning try a green and partridge on a greased leader. I figured this out on the last morning...don't know why I didn't try it earlier. Also, after the morning rush at the spring try walking a dry fly around the rocks. The water is up and the spring is forcing a current into the rocks. The trout are sitting under them and hitting bugs as they roll in. I also got some nice fish under the trees behind the spring. I caught my best one less then a foot from the bank.

I also caught some nice fish including a double at Mill Creek on my way there. Pic is in the wild creek forum.

Good luck and good fishing.

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Please, everyone.. Disregard this man's advice, All the fish are out in the middle... No where near the undercuts, banks and ledges... ;)

Nice report mic..

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Please, everyone.. Disregard this man's advice, All the fish are out in the middle... No where near the undercuts, banks and ledges... ;)

Nice report mic..

Crap...was that my outside voice...the man is right...stick to the middle of the stream.

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Nice report and good to know Bennett is fishing well.

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I made it down to Bennett for my annual trip with my Dad and some of my old teachers (my Dad is retired teacher). I had a great week with regular catches all day and through the week. I spent almost all my time in zone 1. Had my best luck with an olive wollybugger, BWO, and griiffins knats. A couple of tricks/patterns that might work for a while. If there is still a dark caddis hatch in the morning try a green and partridge on a greased leader. I figured this out on the last morning...don't know why I didn't try it earlier. Also, after the morning rush at the spring try walking a dry fly around the rocks. The water is up and the spring is forcing a current into the rocks. The trout are sitting under them and hitting bugs as they roll in. I also got some nice fish under the trees behind the spring. I caught my best one less then a foot from the bank.

I also caught some nice fish including a double at Mill Creek on my way there. Pic is in the wild creek forum.

Good luck and good fishing.

Doing some quick research, and according to a hatch chart I found the black caddis is a Chimarra aterrima. Looking at pic the nymph, it is yellow or orange, so one might want to try yellow and partridge and orange and partridge also.

http://www.pbase.com/tmurray74/image/111032573

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