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Running Time: 95 mins
Mayfly time is often considered the highlight of the trout fisher’s year. And on heavily stocked rivers the trout are so easy to catch in the short mayfly season that it is sometimes called ‘Duffers’ Fortnight!’ In this volume Malcolm Greenhaigh takes us to the great wild trout loughs of Ireland, where Duffer’s Fortnight it most certainly is not! Here we look at the mayfly cycle, and Malcolm ties a series of flies that imitate the stages in the life cycle. Then with friend John Todd and John Deery, he goes to catch some. The programme also includes a discussion between Malcolm and EJ Malone (author of the classic textbook on Irish trout and salmon flies) on the history and variety of mayfly patterns.