Fishing is mostly with sedges during the month.
However, chironomids and olives and a few land bred insects
may also be on the water, including ants, black gnats etc.
The Daddylonglegs is beginning to move as well. Best time
to fish is the evening rise to the sedges.
This is often a very good month. Chironomids,
lake olives and plenty of sedges. There is often splendid
fishing to the dapped Daddylonglegs or dry natural. If no
dapping available, the evening sedges offer the best chances.
Sometimes the best month off
all! Fish are beginning to feed more eagerly as spawning time
nears and early autumn rains bring fresh water. Daytime fishing
is again back after an absence of a couple of months but can
be sporadic and uncertain. Evening fishing to sedges is probably
best but there will be lake olives, chironomids and the usual
land insects. So now the fisherman's year is simplified as
much as possible, perhaps too much. But for those who want
to know about the entomological names or habits of the flies
on which the trout feeds - the following table is supplied: