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Adams Fly Fishing Fly for Trout
Adams ADAM $2.29
Anato-May Nymph
Anato-May Nymph ANAT $2.59
Articulated Bugger
Articulated Bugger ABUG $3.99
Baby Gonga streamer fly
Baby Gonga BGSF $5.99
Ball Peen Craw BPC $3.99
Barr Damsel Nymph Fishing Fly
Barr's Damsel Nymph DAMSEL $2.99
Rubber Leg Squirrel Nymph
Bead Head Rubber Leg Squirrel Nymph RLSQ $2.59
Beadhead Crystal Bugger Fly Fishing Fly Trout Panfish Bass
Beadhead Crystal Bugger BHCRYS $2.59
Beadhead Pheasant Tail Fly Fishing Fly Trout
Beadhead Pheasant Tail PTAIL $2.29
Beadhead Prince Nymph Fly Fishing Fly Trout
Beadhead Prince Nymph PRIN $2.29
BH Rubber Leg Western Stone
BH Rubber Leg Western Stone RLWS $2.99
Big Fat Angie Terrestrial Fly Black
Big Fat Angie Fly Craven's BFANG $2.99
Bionic Ant Trout Dry Fly
Bionic Ant BIANT $2.59
bling zonker streamer for sale
Bling Zonker BZF $3.99
Blood Spot Bugger trout streamer
Blood Spot Bugger BSBGR $2.99
Blue Wing Olive Dry Fly for Trout
Blue Wing Olive BWO $1.99
Bluegill Bee Panfish & Trout Fly
Bluegill Bee BBEE $2.99
Bonds Deep Cleaner Fly Coffee Black
Bond's Deep Cleaner DCLEAN $2.29
Brown Drake Lawson Dry Fly for Trout
Brown Drake Lawson's LBD $2.99
Brown Para-Drake Lawsons Dry Fly for Trout
Brown Paradrake Lawson's BPD $2.99
Bug Nugget TB
Bug Nugget TB BNTB $2.99
Burks Hex Nymph Panfish & Trout Nymph Fly
Burk's Hex Nymph HEXN $2.99
Caddis Larva
Caddis Larva UCL $2.29
Caddis Larva Nymph
Caddis Larva Nymph CLFN $2.59
Chernobyl Ant Trout Dry Fly
Chernobyl Ant CANT $2.59
Flymen Finesse Changer Brown Trout Fly
Chocklett's Finesse Changer CFCF $8.99
Flymen Chocklett Micro Changer Fly Group
Chocklett's Micro Changer Fly MICROCHANGER $7.95
Flymen Chocklett Mini Finesse Changer Flies
Chocklett's Mini Changer Fly NEW COLOR MINICHANGER $7.99
Chubby Chernobyl Fly Fishing Trout Fly
Chubby Chernobyl CHUCHR $2.99
Chubby Gorilla
Chubby Gorilla CGCG $2.59
Chubby Trico Spinner Dry Trout Fly
Chubby Trico Spinner CHUB $2.29
Clouser Minnow Trout Bass Fly
Clouser Minnow Fly FLY-CLSM $3.99
Comparadun Trout Dry Fly
Comparadun BWO CBWO $2.29
Conehead Kiwi Muddler
Conehead Kiwi Muddler CKM $2.99
conehead rubber leg wooly bugger
Conehead Rubber Leg Bugger CRLB $3.99
Copper John Jigged For Sale Online
Copper John Jigged CJJF $2.99
Copper John Steelhead Fly For Sale Online
Copper John Steelhead CJSTEEL $3.99
Crane Fly Larva Panfish Trout Nymph Fly
Crane Fly Larva CRANE $2.99
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 Our trout flies contain patterns that will work anywhere you may chase these great fish

The fly fishing business is driven by fly fishing for trout. Most innovations in fly fishing start with trout fly fishing in mind. With most of the trout’s diet consisting of insects, they are the perfect species for the fishermen fishing with flies. Trout can be found across the country and often inhabit some of the most beautiful places we fish. We have the right flies and the right fly fishing gear to help you pursue these beautiful fish.

Flies for Trout

Trout flies come in three basic types: dry flies, wet flies, and streamers. While we can match the hatch in most species of fish we go after, matching the hatch started with trout. Dry flies are the patterns fished on top of the water’s surface. Whether a small adult mayfly that just hatched from its nymphal form and is floating down the stream drying its wings to take off or a large grasshopper pattern, dry flies are fished on top. Wet flies on the other hand are flies fished below the surface. This is often an imitation of an aquatic insect living in the stream waiting to mature and hatch at the water’s surface or some form of aquatic invertebrate like a sowbug or scud. Streamers are the imitations we use to imitate baitfish and leeches that trout, especially large ones, often feed on too.

Rods for Trout

Most trout fly rods sold are either 4 or 5 weights. These are the workhorse sizes that cover most trout fishing scenarios. 2 weights and 3 weight fly rods are often chosen for small stream trout fishing and for very delicate presentations. These “ultra-lights” have limitations in the size of fly they can throw along with not being able to handle windy days very well. 6 weights can be a popular size trout rod for anglers fishing bigger water like those found in the western states or for anglers trying to get double duty as a panfish/light bass rod. 7 weight rods are a good tool for places where large trout are fished for with bigger streamers or fishing the large rainbows in Alaska.

Trout Fishing Techniques

Trout fishing presentations can include anything from fishing super-selective trout with dry flies in a foot of gin-clear water to dredging deep holes over 5 feet deep with sinking lines for trout approaching 10 pounds. Space limitations don’t allow for doing the subject justice here. However we are more than happy to help you with questions. Please feel free to call, email us or stop in. Our staff has guide experience from Alaska to Montana, Utah and Colorado as well as the Midwest. We’re here for you.

 

Here are some of our favorite flies for trout:

 

  1. Copper John

    Copper John Best Trout Flies

    The Copper John is the best-selling trout fly of all time. It's got added weight from fly tying it with a bead, epoxy wingcase and copper wire. If you fly fish with a nymph the Copper John is an absolute must-have.
  2. Beadhead Prince Nymph

    Beadhead Prince Nymph Fly Best Trout Flies

    The Beadhead Prince Nymph is your meat and potatoes trout fly. They imitate all sorts of different aquatic insects and are a great all-around option.
  3. Beadhead Pheasant Tail Nymph

    Beadhead Pheasant Tail Nymph Fly Best Trout Flies

    Much like the Beadhead Prince Nymph, this is an excellent all-around fly for trout that will perform in all sorts of trout fly fishing environments.
  4. Lightning Bug

    Lightning Bug Fly Best Trout Flies

    Use the Lightning Bug trout fly when fly fishing with a 2 fly nymph rig or as a dropper fly under a dry fly. We've had a lot of success with this one fly fishing the Madison River in Montana.
  5. Pink Squirrel

    Pink Squirrel Fly Best Trout Flies

    The Pink Squirrel trout fly came out of the driftless area of Wisconsin and is one of the most effective trout flies you'll use no matter where you go.
  6. Elk Hair Caddis

    Elk Hair Caddis Fly Best Trout Flies

    Trout fly fishers everywhere swear by the Elk Hair Caddis. This one’s a no-brainer – this one will match caddis hatches anywhere. 
  7. Parachute Adams

    Parachute Adams Fly Best Trout Flies

    The Parachute Adams is one of the best all-purpose dry flies for trout. It’s hard to beat the Parachute Adams. Just put it in your fly box and be ready to deploy it.
  8. Pass Lake

    Pass Lake Best Trout Flies

    The Pass Lake is a classic fly fishing pattern with Wisconsin roots that has found success hooking trout and even panfish across the United States.
  9. Gold Bead Rubber Leg Crystal Bugger

    Gold Bead Rubber Leg Crystal Bugger Fly Best Trout Flies
    Here’s an excellent option as a trout streamer. Another highly versatile option for catching all sorts of trout species.We know what trout flies to use - and where and when to use them.

 

Need more advice? Contact the fly shop for more information on what trout flies you've got to add to your collection before your next trip.
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