I previously wrote about the Patriot dry fly and the Doodle Bug/Devil Bug dry fly. Call this post the next in my series of Lesser-Known Flies. Looking for a new streamer to try this spring? Give the Simi Seal a shot. It has a slim profile that reminds me of a Thin Mint-style Woolly Bugger.
As persistent rumors involving local fisheries ooze out like sweet molasses in January, one has to wonder if there is any truth to them. Some say there’s no way. But as others say, where there’s smoke, there’s fire. If you haven’t heard it yet, the rumor is that a certain guide service that locates itself
One of my favorite techniques during high water is to fish an all-mono Euro rig with a jig streamer. It doesn’t always work, but when you can identify soft pockets or seams along the bank, there usually are trout willing to eat. In the video below, noted angler George Daniel explains how an all-mono set-up
I think fly fishing is about a rolling series of obsessions. When I started, I very quickly got into throwing tiny dries on a #000 at the Swift. Then, it was about Euronymphing for wild Farmington browns. After that, I went through a wet-fly phase, and then I got into throwing big, articulated streamers. Thereafter,