Tips & Tutorials

Conquer Spring Runoff: Fly Fishing Tactics That Work
Discover effective fly fishing techniques for spring runoff with our expert guide. Learn about the best fly patterns like the Beadhead Purple Prince Nymph and Purple Haze, and how to fish them to catch more trout in challenging conditions. Prepare for the season with our strategic tips and gear recommendations.
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Why Purple Fly Patterns Work So Well in Spring Runoff

There are a few reasons why purple fly patterns are effective during spring runoff. First, purple is a highly visible color that can stand out even in murky water. As sediment and debris are swept downstream, fish may rely more on their sense of sight to locate food, and a bright purple fly can be just what they need to catch their attention.

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