Hi everyone, there are still one or two places available on this course if anyone wants to take the last spots as it is almost full.
So far we have had a great response to the Matching the Hatch Course to run in Courtlough Fishery on January 18th. Further to Derek Evans article in todays’ Irish Times angling column please find below some additional detail on the course content:
Phase 1: (classroom) – slides and images as an introduction to small still water entomology, including images of what we may find in the lake. A summary of the various life cycles (including fry) and the sequence of insect hatches throughout the season. Details of important terrestrials likely to feature on the trouts diet during the year.
Phase 2: – collecting and sorting the insects into groups along the lake shore
Phase 3: – going through the fly boxes and tying in the imitations with the natural animals. Emphasis will be placed on how the insects, crustaceans / snails move and how the flies move…
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