march brown


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march brown

n
(Angling) an angler's name for the dun and spinner of various mayflies or an artificial fly imitating one of these
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The march brown should be hatching now, in spite of its name.
Gleaming, silver-flanked trout leaped from watery depths to seize my Greenwell Glory and March Brown artificial fishing flies.
Martin Simmons used a grey duster catch three rainbows weighing 9.5lb; the three weighing 10.25lb netted by Gary Edwards fell for a march brown, while hothead damsel nymph was responsible for Mike Davies's four-fish 11lb bag.
Buzzers, Daiwl Bach, PTN, March Brown, Bloodworm, Damsels and various lures were top flies.
"It was the March brown,'' Bender added, "that gave him the most pleasure only because it seemed to encourage the largest trout to the surface.
Flies like the March Brown and the Olives were on the wing and the trout were devouring them with glee.
"Ke-He, March Brown and Silver Butcher for you, father, I presume?" he called.
Which sandbanks in the Strait of Dover are a march brown? danger to shipping when exposed at low tide?
Then there's the March Brown and the Dogsbody flies, which betrays my own predilection for the flies of the Usk where, as a young lad in the 1930s, I was taught the love of fly fishing and fly tying by my grandfather.
KEITH Sedgewick from Redcar offered a March Brown to the SCALING DAM trout.
To catch them just before the hatch is due to start, you should be fishing a wet fly or a nymph such as a March brown spider or a partridge and orange.
Paul Fitzroy returned a stunning 12-pounder on a March Brown.