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Midges And Small Still Water Fly Fishing In Winter

Midges And Small Still Water Fly Fishing In Winter

As many of the larger reservoirs close their doors to trout anglers over the winter, small still waters, which largely remain open become the focus for the still water fly angler. These small still waters can provide some fantastic fishing over the winter months but you may need to change your approach to maximise success. Fly choice – My own personal preference is to fish buzzers, midges, and bloodworm patterns through winter as this is about the only reliable hatch…

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Winter Fly Fishing – 3 Great Still Water Fishing Flies To Use This Winter

Winter Fly Fishing – 3 Great Still Water Fishing Flies To Use This Winter

Fly fishing during the winter can be great fun, as long as the wind and rain keep off then a crisp cold day with a flask of soup for company is wonderful. Like most fish, trout will slow down during the winter months, however they will still feed and can provide some great fly fishing. There will be very little surface food available during the colder months of winter although the aquatic midge will still hatch. Your fly fishing is mainly…

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