Tuesday Fly-Fishing Tips: Tom’s Streamer Basics


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With Opening Day right around the corner in much of the country and many rivers high from snow runoff, there will be a lot of opportunities to fish streamers in the coming weeks. Knowing when to use these large subsurface patterns, as well as how to choose from the wide array of designs, can be baffling for those not accustomed to streamers.

So here are three videos that explain the whens, hows, and whats of fishing streamers. For more information on retrieves, check out this previous Tuesday Tip, from back in January.


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See All Orvis Learning Center Fly Fishing Video Lessons

Bkill Trout 2

When the water is high and off-color, a large streamer often will do the trick.

photo by Phil Monahan

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