September 23, 2019

There’s no denying it! Fall is one of our favorite times of the year to fish. Gone are the blistering hot days and sluggish trout. And gone is the rubber hatch of drunken city dwellers looking to escape the heat. As sure as the trees change color, so too will your approach to fly fishing. Here we’ll discuss our top 8 tips for fly fishing in the fall.

  1. Terrestrials: Bug activity during the fall is aptly named in that flies, particularly terrestrials, literally fall from the sky. By now, your eyes are in desperate need of a break and you’ve developed early onset wrinkles from squinting for hours on end at those micro dries. Fear not. Dry fly fishing in early fall, prior to the first real frost, means you should break out the big guns. After an ant has hatched underground it develops wings and travels to surrounding colonies to mate. Then, when it is finished cross-pollinating and nearing the end of its life, the ant is attracted to the water making it a prime target for hungry trout. W...

September 3, 2019

Are you looking to take your fly fishing addiction to the next level by learning how to tie your own flies? Whether you’re a beginner or seasoned angler, tying flies is a great way to pass the time, save money and challenge yourself. Similar to catching your first fish on a fly rod, catching a fish on a fly that you tied is exciting and rewarding. So if you’re looking to give fly tying a try or already know how to tie a few flies, we invite you to come, drink some beer and tie flies with us at Woods Boss Brewing.

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