Trout lies are places in the river or stream where trout hang out. One of the most well-known lies is called the “feeding lie,” where trout sit in the current or pockets of water and grab insects or larger chunks of calories as they drift by. Often, a fly fisher can spot the feeding lie or food line by the line of bubbles in the current. In this episode, we review the three kinds of trout lies and discuss the importance of knowing which is which. It’s all about “reading water,” as one of our favorite fly fishing authors Gary Borger describes it.
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The Fly Fisher’s Book of Lists – The Perfect Book for a New Fly Fisher
This book is a must-read for folks who like to scan lists and discover helpful hacks and tips.
Fly fishing is a wisdom sport. The more you fish, the more you accumulate tips and ideas and hacks – that make you more proficient and increase your enjoyment of the sport.
This book is just that – lists of wisdom that we’ve accumulated through the years. It has come from guides, fly fisher friends, from our reading, and from watching videos.
This book is like a plate of hors d’oeuvres. You simply can’t have one. Read one list, and you’ll read the next. Visit Amazon to buy your copy today!
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