Video Pro Tip: How to Fish Around Rocks and Logs


Written by: Phil Monahan


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In this excerpt from the Orvis Fly Fishing Learning Center, Tom Rosenbauer explains why fish are found in front of midstream rocks and logs as often as they are found behind such obstacles. So the next time you’re on the water casting to the slick behind a rock or tree, remind yourself to make some casts to the front side, as well. There’s usually a good cushion of deeper water there that makes a fine holding lie.

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The “cushion” of water in front of a midstream rock is good holding water for trout.
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