Winter Stoneflies and Snowflies

As I wrote previously, I had really good luck fishing a freestone last winter. I didn’t realize it was all about Winter Stoneflies/Snowflies. 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

Stoneflies on Jig Hooks

Pat’s Legs on jig hook. Via @tightlineproductions. #flytying #barbless #euronymphing #flyfishing A post shared by BlogFlyFish (@blogflyfish) on Apr 16, 2017 at 9:08am PDT I’m a big fan of stonefly patterns. If the fish don’t sense you’re near, I find that a sizeable morsel like a Pat’s Legs is something trout almost cannot refuse. I