In late autumn/early winter fish can’t rely on insects to satisfy their hunger. Their primary target becomes minnows and other little fish, so Mini Minnie is our “go to” fly. It has supple marabou for action, contrasting red Continue reading →
Stream smallmouths are vagabonds in spring and fall. Stay on the move to find them, even targeting isolated structure in areas that are otherwise devoid of holding areas. These features may hold several fish that are resting before moving.
A late-October trip to a stream that flows into a reservoir produced a mixed bag of species including largemouths, white bass, crappies, and bluegills. Mini Minnies in white/silver fished in still pools near deadfalls delivered the action. The fish migrated Continue reading →