Dry fly dropper rigs are tandem two-fly combos that can increase your chances of catching fish. In this episode, we discuss the art of two-fly rigs for dry flies, dip into a brief conversation about the euro-nymphing set up, with the heavier fly on the bottom, and then offer listeners a few of our favorite dry fly dropper rigs. We rarely fish hoppers without a second terrestrial, such as a flying ant, as the second fly.
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2 Replies to “S4:E6 Our Favorite Dry Fly Dropper Rigs”
Great podcast. Some really good information. My favorite and most successful Dry and dropper combo the one I have the most confidence in is the Elk Hair / WD-40 . Now that being said I will try a few different combinations. I like the dry / dry idea and I think I’ll try a dry with a CDC emerger.
The Elk Hair and WD-40 combo sounds like a winner! I’m going to try that one, too, this summer. Thanks, David!
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