San Jaun Worm Patterns and Tips
The San Juan worm is a proven killer on trout everywhere and it might be the hot ticket next time you are on the water! Buy a variety of colors to fool big trout especially when the river gets muddy or conditions get tough. Trout love worms, that is no secret and if you have ever screened a river you know how many natural earth worms actually wind up living in the riverbed itself. Especially on rivers that have muddy cut-banks or occasional high water events that can potentially erode riverbanks drawing in these Terrestrials of the dirt. Make sure to stock up because you will want to fish these patterns right along the bottom.
Nymph Fishing Video Tips VIDEO
Instructional Video - How to Setup a Double Nymph Rig
Nymphs in rivers are successfully fished on a slack line drift using a
. This is because nearly all river nymphs either cling to rocks or crawl, very few actually swim. Wade fisherman will typically cast them upstream and let them drift downstream using mends to keep the line slack and the fly fishing "drag free" with no tension. Another method is using a dry dropper method. This is where you use your dry fly as the
and tie the nymph on underneath it, we have a killer video on this too!
Dry Fly and Dropper Nymph Video VIDEO High Stick Nymphing Tips and Video
High stick nymphing is also done with a strike indicator and is deadly on big rivers where fast currents suck your line underwater! Some of the biggest trout live in water that has whirlpools and harsh seamlines. Learn how to high stick nymph by raising your rod up high and preventing drag from occurring when the line is sucked underwater. This is very effective, especially with rods longer than 9'.
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