Thursday, 20 May 2010

~Olive Upright Dun, a close relation of the March Brown~

Bonny Scotland:

Be it the Clyde, Deveron, Don or Tweed, all these Scottish rivers play host to some of our most important upwinged flies-Olive Uprights and their close cousin the March Brown. We're now in the prime period for Olive Upright activity and a recent trip to Scotland didn't disappoint. In fact, it seems I'm spending more time north of the Border than in my home county just now. That said, with bumper hatches of fly, who could blame me! The good thing about Olive Uprights is that hatches are generally sustained, lasting up to several hours for a time. With excellent dry fly sport in the offing, we managed to winkle out some prized trout.


~Richard Tong displays a fine Scottish trout taken on a CdC olive~

~Spots the size of pennies, what more could you ask for?~