Pro Tips: How to Rig for Jigging Streamers

In cold water, trout are often less aggressive and therefore less likely to chase down a streamer stripped quickly across the current. This is a great time to jig streamers instead, and George Daniel of Livin’ on the Fly has spent a lot of time perfecting his rigging and technique. He uses a level fly line and a leader that incorporates a three-color sighter. In this great video, he walks you through his system, explaining exactly why he builds his rig this way, as well as how he makes adjustments to match the conditions.

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