Master Class Monday: How to Save a Day by Improvising


We’ve all been there: a great angling situation presents itself, but you don’t have the right gear with you. Maybe you went out for a day of streamer fishing, and a big hatch comes off, bringing large trout to the surface; or perhaps you can tell that the fish are eating caddisflies, but you left that fly box at home.

A day on the water does not always turn out like you plan it. Watch what Dave Jensen encounters on a trout stream, and how he modifies his flies to meet the challenge. It’s always fun to improvise, and if you don’t occasionally make a bold move when fly fishing, you could be missing much of the fun.

Watch for further installments of Master Class Monday every week here at Orvis News, in the Advanced Tactics playlist our You Tube Channel, and on the new Advanced section of our Orvis Fly Fishing Learning Center.

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