I Love Winter, most of my friends believe I need to check into the Warm Springs Mental facility, but winter gives up some great fishing without the pressure and madness of spring, summer and fall. Early on in the winter I usually have on indicators, split shot and two nymph patterns. February is when the fishing really heats up and with some luck we can start to run into a few fish looking to the surface in the late afternoons or on cloudy days. Fishing midge adults and midge pupae in the film is one of my favorite ways to fish period. Here are a couple of my favorite patterns for fishing to rising fish in tailouts, back eddies and slow water seams next to fast water riffles.
My Favorite Insects of winter!
You have to make them so you can see em'
The deadly pupae to trail off the rear!
The Big Ugly all by his lonesome!