This is a post written by Riveraddict aka Ed Ward on Speypagesand it is an excellent read for anyone wanting to learn about swinging flies for winter Steelhead.   Since I’ve got nothing better to do right now in Texas, here’s my advice on LEARNING it. Keep in mind that this is based upon my OPINION.

My Buddy Mike and I returned to one of our favorite rivers last weekend. A few years ago at this time of year we did alright on a different stretch of river, each landing a nice Steelhead. Catching Steelhead has a nice way of taking the pain out of the frozen blocks of ice that