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winter fly fishing

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Redd Fish — Should we fish for trout through the spawn or stay home?

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November 7, 2018
We don't target spawning trout, but is it okay to fish during the spawn? And if you choose to stay off the water, do you know what to look for when you return?

Here's an in-depth look at trout spawning habits and some opinion about fishing around the spawning season. If you plan to fish during or after the spawn, there's a key point to understand . . .

Night Fishing Stories

Night Shift — Tracks

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January 19, 2018

** Note: This January 2015 post is rewritten and revisited here.
So many of our favorite waters are accompanied by railroad tracks, and walking the familiar but odd stride required…

Stories

Winter Welcome Home

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January 4, 2018

Author’s Note: I first published this to Troutbitten in the winter of 2016. This past week I had a day so strikingly similar that I had to dig this…

Stories Tips/Tactics

Kinda Slow

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February 7, 2017

One watery step in front of the other. One cast into the next. Ten and two on the invisible clock. Back and forth, ad infinitum.

I found a good pace…

Streamers Tips/Tactics

Streamers as an Easy Meal — The Old School Streamer Thing

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January 18, 2017

So far this winter my nymphing game has been a little off — the numbers aren’t there. Maybe it’s me and maybe it’s the fish, but either way, my…