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Old 03-25-2010, 10:09 AM
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Sounds like Blue Quills were probably hatching. They are smaller than the Quill Gordons so you'll want a #18 instead of a #12 dry. Blue Quills tend to hatch in slower water so you'll want to look for trout feeding in the middle to back of slower pools and outside the main current near seams. Here is a link to a good page about these bugs. It recommends fishing a nymph as the trout tend to key on them during this hatch...
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