Tips & Tutorials

JHFLYCO Late Winter Fly Guide
Late winter can be a challenging time for fly fishing, as water temperatures are still quite cold and fish can be sluggish. However, with the right approach and the right flies, you can still have a successful day on the water.
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Fly of the Month: Peanut Envy
The Peanut Envy articulated streamer is a popular pattern among anglers, especially those targeting large predatory fish. Inspired by the Circus Peanut, this streamer is known for its long and lean design that makes it an efficient pattern in areas with a fast current.
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7 Tips To Stay Safe While Fly Fishing This Winter
Fly fishing in the winter can be a rewarding experience, but it also comes with its own set of safety considerations. Cold temperatures and unpredictable weather conditions can make it difficult to find fish, but with the right techniques and gear, it is possible to have a successful winter fly fishing trip. Here are a few tips to help keep you safe while fishing in cold weather:
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The Captivating Midge Cluster
One of the key techniques for success when fly fishing with midges is to use a midge cluster pattern. A midge cluster is a group of midges tied together on a single hook, creating a more realistic and attractive bait for fish. These flies mimic a group of midges mating or hatching at the same time, and are often effective at attracting fish when nothing else seems to be working.
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The Stupendous Stonefly Nymph
Stoneflies can produce some fantastic nymph fishing, especially in the colder flows during winter and early spring. These big enticing insects are prolific in most cool, clean streams found throughout the greater U.S. making them a year-round staple in the diets of large trout.
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