The New Fly Fisher has a video out on streamer fishing (link here, or see below). It’s another episode in the Orvis Guide to Fly Fishing series, which I really enjoy. All of the videos in this series are very well-produced and highly-informative. So, hope you enjoy them. Coincidentally, saw the shot below on Instagram.
Some recent success with streamers caused me to ask the question: why? I considered what cosmic alignment of circumstances joined man and fish. I often consider these questions, and, if I followed the thread far enough on this particular question, I could write volumes. But, this is a fishing blog, so, I’ll begin my study at the riverbank
It’s been a while since I set out with a clear plan to fish streamers. I had a successful nymphing session on the day before Thanksgiving, highlighted by a stout, multi-year holdover brown. After messaging with Andy Lyons about the likelihood of the fish being a wild specimen, the topic shifted to the movement habits
TL;DR: A good streamer for the Swift and Westfield rivers. When I was new to fly tying, I made a white marabou streamer for situations when I wanted to see the take. It miraculously worked (N.B.: many, many of my flies have been duds!), and I wrote a post about it. The JT Special has