best fly leader for trout

if you are looking for a leader that will work well with small, delicate flies, then the rio tippet is a great choice. a tapered leader transfers the power all the way from the tip of your rod down to the fly. considering the average leader should be around 9 feet, that means you are getting an average of 5 leaders a spool. this is so handy when you are unspooling the line from a line bridge. suppose the idea …

streamer flies for trout

there are different ways to make this fly work, but most people use it as an indicator/strike indicator for fishing nymphs or wet flies downstream, where you fish it high in the water column on sinking lines and let it sink down on its own. the head of this fly rises as it is stripped and goes between strips. this snag-resistant fly is ideal for bottom fishing and is a great pattern to use with nymphing techniques. the zonker streamer …

ice fishing lures for trout

they work for saltwater and freshwater fish of all sorts but trout are particularly keen to the unique action of a vertically jigged kastmaster spoon. i like to fish it just off the bottom for trout. the classic way to fish this spoon is by tipping one of the hook points with a little bait. the buckshot rattle spoon is not only a worthy addition to the list of best ice fishing lures for trout, it’s a worthy contender for …

fishing flies for trout

trout flies make up the majority of all fly patterns that exist in the world today. the best trout flies for any given fly fishing situation will be tied in a variety of different shapes and colors, and on a variety of different size hooks. most trout flies for sale in fly shops are tied this way, and therefore a sure bet to let you down. most anglers fly fish with dry flies for trout and it’s by far the …

best trout streamers

fly fishing has developed rapidly in the last decades. there are almost infinite facets of fly fishing and there is hardly a fish in the world that cannot be outwitted by the fly. these so-called “streamers” imitate prey fish in the narrower sense of the term, which in our native waters are pike, zander, perch or even trout as a source of food. however, this is in contrast to the classic methods with dry fly and nymph, where potential trout …