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Sulphur hatch on the upper White 6/20


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Went to the upper White this morning since the forecast was for minimum flow. Sulphurs started coming up around 9am and lasted until they blew the horn at noon. I fished a very shallow area that was less than a foot deep with very little current. The sulphurs were hatching in the shallow gravel and the trout were stacked in there waiting for an easy meal. It was fun because it was mostly sightcasting to cruising fish. I had a good size brown take the fly but I think I set the hook too fast and didn't connect. That is a pretty common mistake when you see them come up for the fly and then end up striking too fast. My old British friend always said to say "God save the Queen" after you see the take before setting the hook on a dry fly. Ended up with lots of rainbows including some really nice ones. Best fly was a size 16 crackleback with a yellow foam body skated on the surface. The movement really got their attention.    
Here is a pic of a fat one...

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