Thankfully, there are still some fish hanging out in the Fall! We love that and we love getting out there to trick those fish into eating our flies. Sometimes it can be a bit tricky but if you are persistent, you can get into them! If you are getting fish to chase/follow your flies but are not committing, try to taper down your tippets. Fishing 6x fluorocarbon or powerflex  plus.  Powerflex plus is great because it has a small taper but is 20% stronger than other materials.

Anyway, the BWO hatch has been pretty consistent, coming off in the afternoons. You should see some midges coming off in the morning and again when the BWOs are coming off. The fish have been looking up during the hatches and are willing to take flies. We recommend fishing size 18-20 BWO extended bodies, BWO cripples, BWO hackle stackers, size 18-20 parachute adams and purple haze.

Another fun way of getting into the fish on the Fall is fishing streamers or other flies that you can bounce off the bottom. Be this an egg or a wooly bugger with a split shot or two helping the fly get down. They will eat it off the bottom! Can be good when the fishing gets tough.

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