The Humber smiled upon me again today but this time with a slightly bigger smile. While fishing this morning I caught another Humber trout on the fly. Again I was indi-rigging with a fly I tied from the scraps of a few wooley buggers. I used stray pieces of maribou as dubbing, a brass cone bead and some sloppy-cut crystal flash. It basically turned out looking like a tiny black nymph with eratic crystal flash arms. (I had 2 smallies hit the same fly earlier in the day which was a big surprise.)
Since I lost my entire fly box on Tuesday I had to tie a wack more flies. It's been a pleasure and so far I've replaced a third of the ones I lost with some real wild ones.
I've tried a few different rigs there but I've only really had some success with my fly rod drifting a weighted nymph under a float (indicator). I use that rig in the slower pools. Most people have success with float rods and roe bags.
We are nearing the end of October and it is starting to feel a little bit like Fall here in the Florida Keys. Last weekend we finally had a minor cold front roll through dropping the temperatures to...