Mice are hands down the most fun fly to fish. There’s not even a question. Between the viscous strikes and crazy jumps, and the fact that mice bring up the biggest fish in the river, there’s plenty of reasons to fish with mouse flies. I was fortunate enough to fish in Alaska a few years
Yesterday I mentioned how I had good success at the Swift with my new “creation”. First, it is not really a creation; it’s more of a hybrid. And it may not be new, because with all the tiers out there, there are constantly new patterns coming out, so I’m not trying to steal the credit
I love fishing small streams for native brook trout. The scenery is beautiful, the fishing can be great, and it is just a great way to relax. There is nothing I enjoy more than heading off into a local forest, bamboo rod and wooden fly box in hand, ready for a day of brookie fishing.
Although many people use them, nobody likes to admit they do. They tie them on when no ones looking, make sure they sink as fast as possible so that they can’t be seen, and store them in a little box deep in the bottom of their backpack. Yes, I’m talking about eggs and worms; the