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Alex Broad – Back Country Cicada’s


After a busy few weeks with weddings, stag parties and just general time wasting I finally managed a free weekend to get into a few trout in the back country, the only problem was the weather……………

But I thought bugger it, better off fishing in the rain than sitting on my backside doing nothing.  I put in a full day covering plenty of water, seeing a heap of trout, landing a couple, dropping a few more, and getting a wet backside.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The cicadas worked a treat

There were a few locals hanging about (look out the roar isn’t far away)

It was also a good chance to test some of our new hunting clothing, the New Prime Summer clothing is awesome! you can check it out here:

I layered up with prime summer and an Aspiring hunting jacket and was dry and comfortable the entire day.  Despite being designed for hunting this gear works just as well for fishing.

The cicadas are chirping hard, get into it!

2 responses

  1. Ray Di Leva

    Hi Alex, great read – thanks. Where can you buy those foam cicadas? Cheers Ray

    February 16, 2011 at 8:40 am

    • Hi Ray,
      Glad you enjoyed the read,
      I tie those myself, they are pretty easy and based around GFF rubber legs terrestrial, most good fly shops should have these in stock.
      However I can do a step by step tutorial on tying my version and post it up, keep an eye on the blog for this if your interested.

      Cheers,
      Alex,

      February 16, 2011 at 8:58 am

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