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by Matt Grobert
Sat Jan 09, 2021 11:08 pm
Forum: Fly Tying and Entomology
Topic: Am I slow, or is this normal
Replies: 5
Views: 320

Re: Am I slow, or is this normal

I think the answer depends on whether you are relaxed and enjoying your time at the vise. If trying to tie faster is not relaxing and the flies you turn out when doing that are not to your liking, that's no fun. Go at the pace that lets you tie flies that you feel are well tied and that you will fis...
by Matt Grobert
Mon Jun 01, 2020 10:13 am
Forum: New Jersey Trout Fishing
Topic: How Many Others
Replies: 5
Views: 2067

Re: How Many Others

Hello, Just a quick question. Fished the Ramapo last evening. Got there around 4:00 PM and the place was packed with cars at the Glen Grey bridge. So I waited around and finally started fishing around 6:30 or so and there was a hatch starting and the fish were feeding on top and by 7:30 or so they ...
by Matt Grobert
Fri Apr 27, 2018 10:27 am
Forum: Fly Tying and Entomology
Topic: Help Identify This
Replies: 13
Views: 28464

Re: Help Identify This

And these caddis and their cousins that will be coming off the rivers shortly, B. Numerosus , live for up to 4 weeks. So its good to carry #14-18 dark caddis dries through late May in NJ. Also, when the water temps reach the upper 50's low 60's the grannoms will come back to the water in the evening...
by Matt Grobert
Tue Apr 24, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: Fly Tying and Entomology
Topic: Help Identify This
Replies: 13
Views: 28464

Re: Help Identify This

Yo, caddisflies also have two set of wings; the difference is that caddis wings sit like a tent over the abdomen, and stonefly wings sit flat over the abdomen. Also, stonefly wings are translucent while caddis wings are opaque - they are covered with tiny hairs. Both wings also have distinct venatio...
by Matt Grobert
Mon Apr 23, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: Fly Tying and Entomology
Topic: Help Identify This
Replies: 13
Views: 28464

Re: Help Identify This

Can someone help identify what these insects are? They were all over the shoreline of the Delaware river on Sunday. I didn't notice them on the water but the covered the shoreline. https://www.instagram.com/p/Bh6nuBKn2di/?taken-by=njcatchrelease They are dark grannoms - caddisflies - Brachycentrus ...