The Battenkill Bastard

Battenkill Bastard Fly
When nothing else will work, this will' the old man said as he gave me this killing trout fly on the banks of the Battenkill River, Vermont. Like Kelly Gallop I was at Dry flyfisherman, until bitten by the stream a bug. "When they have seen everything son, this is when you need the Battenkill Bastard !". He waited until I had landed the 26 inch brown, from the pool, then he...
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What a fly ! YES WHAT A FLY!

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  What a fly ! YES WHAT A FLY! We chase the panacea all our lives, and sometimes we come near. Fishing is about consistency: we go fishing to catch fish. Don't believe people who say they just go to cast a line, be out in the open air, and seek solace in fishing; getting skunked is getting skunked, and fishing is about catching fish. And to hook-up regularly, one ne...
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