Chickahominy Reservoir

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Importance by half-month
 Super    Major    Minor    Slight    None

Hatches are matched from Westfly's database of "standard" fly patterns.


Nymph

Size 8-12 Marabou Damsel. Olive, yellow-olive, browns, greens

Lakes near submerged vegetation: count-down-and-retrieve, slow retrieve, wind drift

Nymph

Size 4-8 Carey Special, Lake Dragon. Browns, dark olive, grays

Lakes; backwaters and slow sections of rivers: count-down-and-retrieve, wind drift

Pupa

Size 10-22 Chans Chironomid Pupa, Zebra Midge. Black, gray, olive, red, creams, browns

Adult

Size 10-22 Griffiths Gnat, Sprout Midge. Black, gray, olive, red, creams, browns

Adult

Size 2-10 Woolly Bugger, Bunny Leech, Hale Bopp Leech, Possie Bugger. Black, browns, olives

Lakes; backwaters and slow sections of rivers: count-down-and-retrieve, slow retrieve, wind drift

Adult

Size 2-8 Muddler, Woolly Bugger, Clouser Minnow, Possie Bugger. Browns, olives, silver, greens

Lakes; rivers over gravel and cobble, undercut banks: count-down-and-retrieve, slow retrieve, wind drift, deep swing

Trout


► Try damselfly nymphs, midge pupa patterns with either static midge or deep midge tactics. Otherwise, use count-down-and-retrieve tactics with dark size 8-10 Woolly Buggers, and similar flies.
Burns

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