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Season 3, Episode 88

#088 - Hex, Bugs and Rock and Roll – Hal Janssen and Joe Slusark

Episode Show Notes

Published June 14th, 2019

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If a trout is Pulp Fiction’s Jules Winnfield, then the Hexagenia Limbata is basically a Big Kahuna Burger – they are about the same size and tasty AF.

Join us as we sit back down with The Petaluma Pigmy (Hal Janssen) to pick his brain on all things Hex Hatch – when and where to find ‘em, stealthy approaches, rod / reel, and what his leader formula looks like.

Nick also shares his secrets – which are WAY different than Hal’s tactics but equally as effective. In other words, there’s more than one way to skin this cat!

CSUC Entomologist Joe Slusark also pops in for a surprise visit to talk about the Hex’s fascinating life history.

If you are planning to target big fish on big Hex flies in June and July, then this episode will get you quickly up to speed.

Now come on, let’s get into character.

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