Trout are often found in shallow riffles. When they are in this kind of water, they are often easy to catch, but most fly fishers ignore these hot spots because they look too shallow. Trout move into riffles to feed, though, and often you’ll be surprised to find large trout. They can be easily caught on dry flies and nymphs if you know where to look.
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