Hatch: Baetis, Pink Cahill, Crane fly,Flav
Streamflow 300cfs(I didn't know this drop from 600cfs until I arrived there)
I could go to SFOB in the afternoon today, so I wanted to try hopper first in the daytime expecting no hatch. But there was some small rises and I could see a few Pink Cahill. So I tied the pink first.
As a result I seemed to choose a wrong selection. There was nothing. Then I changed the fly to hopper dropper, because these rises seemed to be small one's. But no big boy snapped at it.
Finally I could identified the hatch as baetis's one(BWO). I should have noticed earlier... I tried a little with BWO, but I gave it up. not easy...
About one and half hour before sunset, I moved another hole with the expectaion of Flav hatch. The rises are fewer than I expected.
My flav pattern selection seemed to be wrong again. There was a possibility which those rises were Baetis's. I couldn't distinguish them.
I could also see some Crane Flies there. It was first time to see and looked like smaller than the native in Japan.
I gave that hole up and headed upstream to find the last chance. Finally I could get only one luck at the last hole by Flav!
It had a dazzling pink band and ran all over the place. It was only pity not to take a photo because it swimed away while I prepared the camera. It looked like about 17inches(43cm), and was very good fighter.