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ANGLER'S CURSE

was the name given to small midges in the ancient times of the fly fishing, when the smallest hook was comparable to a today's size 16. With the technological progress we have now hooks in size from 20 to 28. When to use them? The midge in the picture has just hatched and it is not more than 3 mm. long.