Nymph Fishing

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The fishing on the Big Wood can be very good this time of year. On days where the temperature is above freezing expect to see midges on top in select runs and good nymph fishing underneath. This time of the year it is very important to have dries, emegers, light sinking nymphs and heavier flies. The fish will feed in certain zones of the water colum and you must have the right presentation in the winter time. You should include brassies and other non bead head flies in your selection. I will still use heavy beaded flies to get the … Read More

December Report

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The Big Wood River has been fishing very well on the right days. I like overcast and warmer days for good fishing. There are some fish on top feeding on midges but the nymph fishing can be very effective. Dry flies in sizes 20-24 work well and also have some light emergers that sink very gently. One of my favorites is a small brassie with no bead in red and copper colors. Fish this fly under a big adams Parachute or behind a bead head fly with a strike indicator of your choice in the deeper runs. Best time of … Read More