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3 Winter Fly Fishing Methods For Stillwater

3 Winter Fly Fishing Methods For Stillwater

With the rivers a bit swollen for Grayling on the fly, the recent milder weather might coax us in to dusting off the tackle in the corner of the garage for a trip to a local still water. Here are a few methods you can try; Short Line Booby Definitely not one for the traditionalist but you need to approach winter fishing slightly differently (if you want to catch) A fast sinking line is used with a very short leader (12 inches max)…

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Still water flies for colder weather.

Still water flies for colder weather.

As the cooler weather draws in and some still waters close the shutters for a winter break it’s tempting to stay in front of the fire. There is some fantastic fishing to be had if you can choose your day right, the question is (as ever!) what flies to use? Here’s a couple of ideas for you. Fry imitations. If the still water contains some coarse fish then the eggs from the summer spawning will now be at the fry…

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