Photo of the Month: Wilderness Reward

Photo of the Month: Wilderness Reward

Saturday, August 02, 2014

Stonefly Shucks

It may just be me, but it seems like the Golden stones were a little late this year.  I was seeing shucks here and there in June but it wasn't until the last 2-3 weeks that good numbers have appeared on stream side rocks up in the Smokies.  In case you were wondering, the fish do seem to recognize them, I'm just not saying in what form.  Go find out for yourself....


4 comments:

  1. Just a comment on the good work with the camera. Thanks for sharing, Dave.

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  2. I never paid much attention until last year when fishing Boulder Creek and found stonefly shucks all over the place. It was slightly eerie but the fishing sure was good.

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    1. I never thought of it that way, but now that you mention it, all those shucks do add a strange effect to the scenery stream side...

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