FLY FISHING FORECAST Nov 26th – Dec 10th

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“What a severe yet master artist old Winter is…. No longer the canvas and the pigments, but the marble and the chisel.” -John Burroughs The light in winter is a challenge for the fly fisher. Shorter days and the low angle of the sun create tough light conditions with heavy glare making it difficult to read the water, see the fly, and detect a strike. And on cloudy, snowy days, the low light problem is magnified. Dark lenses worn in summer or on the slopes can make the day look like night. The solution is simple: Smith Optics Low Light … Read More

Fishing Forecast November 12-26th

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“Winter bites with its teeth, or lashes with its tail.” – Montenegrin >Proverb You can easily tame the beast of winter with layering and preparation. A successful winter fly fishing outing begins with insulation. Start with a Patagonia Merino mid-weight bottom along with a pair of the SIMMS Guide pant for the bottom half. For the upper half, layer the First Lite Llano long sleeve crew under the Patagonia R1 pullover. Add a Patagonia Down Sweater and SST Jacket and you have the top covered. Accessorize with fingerless gloves, warm socks, and a proper hat to protect your extremities. If … Read More