DVD-Conquering Chironomids Vol 1- with Phil Rowley and Brian Chan, Volume 1 focuses on strike indicators, one of the most effective presentation techniques for chirognomy larva and pupa. This DVD is packed with information that will significantly shorten the learning curve of conquering chironomid fishing. Once hooked on chironomid fishing it will become an obsession!
Broken down into 12 chapters covering a wide range of topics including the chironomid life cycle, equipment selection including rods, lines & reels, leaders & their construction, how to use a throat pump, selecting the right strike indicator, casting tips, presentation tactics, recognizing takes & selecting the right fly. Chironomids or midges are undoubtedly the most prolific & prolonged insect emergence found in productive stillwaters. Trout, char & other game fish take advantage of this abundant easily captured food source. Emergences can last from a few months during the spring & early summer period to yearlong hatches. Understanding & mastering this important food source not only increases the numbers of fish you catch but provides the satisfaction of understanding why you are being so successful. The special features section of the DVD offers a selection of Phil and Brian's proven larva and pupa patterns with tying recipes and important knots including two versions of the non-slip loop knot.