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evening rise on Big Spring or Falling Spring Branch ?

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which one is the best for fishing a late evening to sunset ?

are hatches more prevalent on one than the other ?

i was planning to fish Big Spring in the afternoon, go check into the hotel around 5pm then head back out for dusk and the evening rise.

i;m staying in Shippensburg, so either creek is not far away.

definately plan to fish the FSB in the morning before the long drive back east.

cheers

Mark.

Posted on: 2013/9/13 11:09


Re: evening rise on Big Spring or Falling Spring Branch ?

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Hatches....meh... but this is the time of year I've brought more than one real trophy to the top on hoppers towards the evening on FS.

Posted on: 2013/9/13 11:57
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Re: evening rise on Big Spring or Falling Spring Branch ?

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yeah, i know the hatches are not great on either but i figured that if there was anything that was going to move them fish out from under the weeds, a small hatch might.

they'll still likely be feeding on midges in the drift i know, again i thought a #22 midge under an imitative dry might be the winning ticket.

Posted on: 2013/9/13 12:24
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Re: evening rise on Big Spring or Falling Spring Branch ?

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Not much in the evening except for terrestrials and midges on FSB this time of year. may see just a few caddis
Mike Heck

Posted on: 2013/9/13 18:07


Re: evening rise on Big Spring or Falling Spring Branch ?

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I would try the mousie hatch on BS after dark...

Posted on: 2013/9/14 12:46


Re: evening rise on Big Spring or Falling Spring Branch ?

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neat idea for the open water, no fishing after dark in the special regs...

Posted on: 2013/9/14 15:09


Re: evening rise on Big Spring or Falling Spring Branch ?

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I hit a sulphur hatch a couple of times on FSB in May/June that was not to be believed. Right at sunset, dusk-30.

Couldn't do a thing with it, as usual. Maybe I've been over-thinking the process.

Posted on: 2013/9/15 14:42






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