Streamer Fly Fishing for Large Trout - Techniques & Setups

Streamer Fly Fishing for Large Trout - Techniques & Setups

Streamers are popular among fly fishers around the world because they are known to be successful for catching larger fish. Larger fish will often ignore small bait fish, but they will respond aggressively if they see what looks like a giant tasty meat meal floating in the water. Big streamers mean big trout.

crawfish, Leeches, and baitfish represent a significant source of important calories for these monsters. Those who use fly fishing streamers regularly need to prepare themselves for hard and exciting takes.

It will be well worth it after you reel it in. When it comes to fly fishing, there are few more exciting moments than catching a huge, 15-pound fish on the end of a fly rod. That's one of the reasons why they're so popular. People have a desire to get back to basics, but they also want rewards.

Streamers are also popular because they are one of the most versatile flies. You can use them in practically any setting, including choppy, murky, deep waters and also streams.

In this video we will go over how to use streamers on your next trip.

Fly Caught on Streamer

About the Author

Matthew Bernhardt, a third-generation Coloradan, grew up at the forefront of the state’s fly-fishing revolution, enjoying time on the water, side by side with experienced guides and lifelong anglers.

By combining his passion for fly-fishing with input from other experienced fly-fishers and guides and his fine arts degree from Colorado State University, Matthew spent five years carefully developing the Drifthook Fly Fishing System, built to help every angler catch more trout.

When he’s not spending time with his wonderful family, you’ll find him out on the water catching MONSTER trout, and he anxiously looks forward to the day when his kids are old enough to join him there.

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