Best Flies and DIY Spots: Easy Links

These flies work, and these rivers produce. Links are below. Note that these are all amply-stocked waters that many already visit and about which much information already has been published. I’ve found that many rivers are sub-par. I track in my fishing journal what fly patterns work on which waters. So, the links below are

At the Vise: Winter Stoneflies/Snowflies

February is when my fly-fishing hopes increase. The sun is riding much higher, the days are longer, and Winter Stoneflies/Snowflies get more active. View this post on Instagram Practiced floating the sighter at a local spot. Stoneflies in the water. Celebrated with Thai food. HT: @lanceeganflyfishing's Rainbow Warrior and @tactical_flyfisher's Euro leader recipe #sageflyfish #orvis