Winter Flies: "Battleships Among Rowboats"

“Conventional wisdom holds that midwinter is the time for midges, the smaller the better. Felt had other ideas. A three-nymph rig did include the standard election of tiny midges, but his blue-plate special was much bigger and bolder. To an angler accustomed to winter minutiae, the size 16 epoxy-back golden stone seemed like a battleship among rowboats.” As Charlie Meyers reports about the recent opportunities between winter storms on the Arkansas and other Colorado rivers, successful cold-weather fly fishing is not always about micro-flies. In the Denver Post.

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