Winter trout tend to keep to the bottom of deep pools and become moreactive during midday. Fish the foot of long shallow runs.
Some hatches do occur, for example midges, baetis and stoneflies. Try weighted nymphs or streamers. Sometimes the most effective nymph patterns imitate the largest nymph in the stream.
Productive patterns include Al's Rat, Griffiths Gnat, Honeybug Inchworms, Scuds, Cressbugs, Globugs, Sucker Spawn,Blue Winged Olives (18 & 24’S), Cranefles, Pheasant Tails, Crawfish, Gold Ribbed Hares Ear and Dons’ Sculpin.
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