8 Tips for Winter Fly Fishing

Most anglers have a love hate relationship with winter fly fishing, while others avoid it completely! Yes, it’s usually cold and frozen fingers, guides and line are a common occurrence. However, we are here to tell you why winter is one of our favorite seasons to fly fish and give you 8 simple tips to ensure you have a fun and productive day on the river. As the fall season comes to an end, the temperature starts to drop and so do river flows and fair weather anglers. This provides for more serenity on the river. However, the fishing will become more technical. You may experience the occasional midge or BWO hatch, but most of the feeding occurs sub-surface. This is when precise nymphing com

FlyCast 2018 Long-Term Winter Forecast

Winter is upon us and it is time to consider what this means for fly fishing in Colorado. At FlyCast, our goal is to provide you with the most up-to-date and forward-looking fly fishing information for a growing list of Colorado rivers and streams. In general, our focus has been on the short-term (looking ahead to the next 7 days). However, we would be doing you a disservice not to consider the long-term implications of winter weather on fly fishing conditions in Colorado. In our inaugural long-term “Winter FlyCast,” we will properly equip you with the information and know-how for a successful winter fly fishing season. Weather forecasters are working tirelessly to make long-term predictions

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