Top 10 Flies for Winter in the Northeast

Written by: Joe Demalderis, Cross Current Guide Service and Outfitters
Capt. Joe Demalderis (left) and his fellow guides offer ten patterns for winter on their home waters. Photo via Facebook
Winter in the northeast and on the waters I call home, the Upper Delaware System, can vary greatly in conditions. Where you can legally fish is also a consideration, with many waters closed to fishing to protect spawning trout, so always be certain to . . .
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Top 10 Winter Flies for Western North Carolina and East Tennessee

Written by: Brown Hobson, Brown Trout Fly Fishing
This winter rainbow came from the Wautauga River. Photo courtesy Brown Hobson
Winter fishing in the Southeast isn’t what it is in the rest of the country. We are blessed with average lows in the high 20s and average highs in the upper 40s. That still puts average water. . .
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Packer’s Top 10 Flies for Fall on Colorado Freestone Rivers

Written by: John Packer, Fly Fishing Outfitters
Fall is a great time to catch colored-up brown trout in Colorado. Photo courtesy John Packer
As the days begin to get shorter and nights cooler, many Colorado anglers start to think more about elk and deer than about trout. But there's still some fantastic fishing to be had, and now . . .
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Video: Tom’s Top 8 Flies for Fall Trout

Yesterday, Tom Rosenbauer hosted a Facebook Live session on his favorite patterns for catching trout in the fall. Since not everyone has Facebook--and so you don't have to rewatch that lo-res compressed Facebook video--here's an . . .
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Top 10 (and more!) Flies for Fall on the Upper Delaware

Capt. Joe Demalderis (left) has trouble deciding on just ten patterns for fall on his home waters. Photo via Facebook
On the Upper Delaware system, fall is a bittersweet time of year for me. Bitter in so far as the season is coming to an all too quick close; sweet because the river lights up again like a final hurrah and . . .
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Pro Tips: Bill Tapply’s Top 10 Basic Flies

Written by: William G. Tapply
Bill Tapply fishes a Western spring creek. Photo courtesy williamgtapply.com
Ever since I hung up my vest in favor of a pack, out of deference to my creaky back, I’ve carried just two fly boxes with me. One box I load up with imitations of what I expect to encounter. . .
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Top 10 Flies for Fall in Missoula, Montana

Written by: John Herzer,  Blackfoot River Outfitters
John Herzer celebrates a nice fall trout with a client. Photo courtesy John Herzer
The rivers around Missoula, Montana--Rock Creek, the Big Blackfoot, the Bitterroot, and the Clark Fork--are already showing signs of the changing seasons. Shorter, cooler days are keeping . . .
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Top 10 Flies for Fall on the Upper North Platte

Written by: Trey Mullen,  Brush Creek Ranch
Fall in Southern Wyoming is always a special time of the year. The dog days of summer are finally behind us, air and water temperatures have dramatically decreased since August, and fishing on . . .
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