Building on the concepts detailed in Conquering Chironomids Volume I-Strike Indicator Techniques, Conquering Chironomids Volume II is intended to take your mastery of chironomids to the next level.
In Volume I-Strike Indicator Techniques Brian and I introduced you to chironomids, unquestionably, one of the most if not the most significant trout food sources found in lakes or stillwaters worldwide. Chironomids possess all of the qualities to make them a favorite prey item. There is a huge diversity of species available in lakes right across North America and the world for that matter. Hatching in large numbers chironomids provide significant daily and seasonal emergences. Chironomids are also available throughout their larval, pupal and adult life stages. Best of all, fish find chironomids easy to eat and as they are rich in calories a healthy chironomid diet helps stillwater trout pack on the pounds. Even the largest fish in the lake gorge themselves on chironomids. In order to successfully fly fish stillwaters you need to come to terms with understanding and using a variety of techniques to take advantage of this hatch.
|Brian and I couldn't have completed with the support of our key sponsors; RIO, Mystic Fly Rods, Montana Fly Company, Islander Reels, Outcast Sporting Gear, Minn Kota, Humminbird, The Russell Inn, River City Marine and Yamaha.
|Whenever possible drone footage was used to support and illustrate the DVD concepts.
|Additional filming was required during the heat of summer. Sun protection was a must!