Tactics for Swinging Flies for Winter Chrome in all Types of Water

Never mind that there are few fish in the river right now. And the water is high. Things can change in a hurry. Here is a conglomeration of winter Steelhead fishing tips in all types of water from Hazlett, Crandall, Bailey et al.

First off, this is a great time of year to work on your air mend.

Here is a great tutorial by Joh Hazlett. The only thing I would add would be to fish this run left handed if you are so inclined. If your fishing the inside seem and casting short its a great opportunity to develop your left hand. Long run, short casts, limited stripping. May as well get some good practice in.

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