JHFLYCO Spring Fly Guide

JHFLYCO Spring Fly Guide

A Spring Fly Guide to Help You Catch More Fish

Spring is here, which means more and more insects are hatching and becoming trout’s primary food source. Knowledge of the top flies for spring and how to use them is a huge help in allowing you to catch more fish, more consistently.

Fly selection in the Spring is critical. Out of any season that you fly fish, spring is the season that is most dependent on your fly selection. Midges, caddis, mayflies and stoneflies are all big players the diet of trout at this time or year. Nearly 3/4 of a bugs life that happens in the spring is around these categories of insects.

Midges

Nickel Bead Zebra Midge Black

Sizes: #16 – #24

Beadhead RS2

Sizes: #16 – #20

Renegade

Sizes: #14 – #18

Mayflies

Blue Wing Olive Parachute
Sizes: #16 – #22
Tungsten Bead Orange Blowtorch
Sizes: #14 – #18

Tungsten Bead Rainbow Warrior
Sizes: #14 – #18
Beadhead Flash Prince Nymph
Sizes: #12 – #22
Parachute Adams
Sizes: #12 – #24

Stoneflies

Conehead Rootbeer Rubber Legs
Sizes: #6 – #12
Beadhead Micro Golden Stone
Sizes: #14 – #18
20 Incher
Sizes: #8 – #12

Caddis

Beadhead Caddis Nymph
Sizes: #14 – #18
Tungsten Bead Walt's Worm
Sizes: #14 – #18
Caddis Pupa Brown
Sizes: #8 – #12
Elk Hair Caddis
Sizes: #14 – #18

Streamers

Beadhead Vanilla Bugger
Sizes: #8 – #12
JJ Special Purple Grizzly Beadhead
Sizes: #6 – #10
Brown and Yellow Articulate
Sizes: #4/6

 

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