Chalk Streams

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Chalk Stream
... Chalk streams have characteristics which set them apart from watercourses associated with other rock types ... geological and ecological disciplines, the term chalk stream is most widely used among a small group of fly fishermen (who fish for trout on these rivers utilizing a specific type of ... Chalk geology is porous, and rain falling onto chalk hills percolate directly into the ground, where the chalk acts as an aquifer ...
George Edward Mac Kenzie Skues - Angling Literature Contributions - Halford Vs Skues, Dry Fly Vs Nymph
... England and treated other forms of fly presentation, such as wet flies and nymphs on English chalk streams, with disdain ... his dogmatic views When Skues began promoting upstream nymphing techniques on English chalk streams at the turn of the 20th century, there was immediate tension between those who favoured ... although effective, was unethical and bad for the chalk streams, even to the point of banning the use of nymph on some fisheries, while Skues's proponents ...

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