Old dog, new tricks on the trout stream

The delights of Euro-nymphing, a new technique that this reporter tried with excellent results — see above. photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

I have been reading up on Euro-nymphing.

I realize this phrase lends itself to misinterpretation. The reader may well be wondering if a little box is going to pop up, asking if he or she is over 18.

Fear not. Euro-nymphing refers to a style of fly-fishing that involves long rods, longer leaders and three or more nymphs, a type of fly that is fished under water and represents bug larva.

And if that still gets you hot and bothered, that’s your problem.

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