Runoff Tactics: Mocha-Colored Opportunity

June 8, 2008 By: Marshall Cutchin

“Put simply, every fish has to be somewhere, and that place invariably will just be a few feet from shore. These trout are easy to locate, hungry and, on a typical day, as dumb as fish ever get. Anglers who can make the mental break into a new mocha-colored realm can turn what ordinarily might be the bleakest time of the year into a bonanza.” Charlies Waters points out the several advantages to fishing runoff-muddied trout streams, including the fact that even a poor presentation can produce big fish. In the Denver Post.