Tuesday, July 22, 2008

10 Best Trout Flies

Most fly fishers carry a variety of flies with them when fishing for trout. Season, weather, and availability of natural food sources play a role in fly selection on any given day.

But every angler has a few favorites that have proven successful over the years. Game and Fish Magazine has a great article listing 10 of the best trout fishing flies.

According to the article, the best flies that no trout angler should be without include:
  • Adams (dry fly)
  • Elk Hair Caddis (dry fly)
  • Gold Ribbed Hare's Ear (nymph)
  • Pheasant Tail
  • Muddler Minnow (streamer)
  • Clouser Minnow (streamer)
  • Griffith's Gnat
  • Woolly Bugger
  • Partridge Soft Hackles
  • Midges and Chironomids
Keep in mind that all these files come in different sizes and colors which you'll want to have on hand for different fishing conditions.

You can read more these flies as well as when and how best to use them by reading the article, "10 Indispensable Trout Flies".

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