Water temps are still pretty low, but the swing bite through Town is starting to heat up.
Rod: 10′ 5wt Platinum Switch
Head: 325gr Skagit Short
Tip: 5′ of T-8
Fly: Ish’s Smalls (black/chartreuse)
Swinging for trout in the dead of winter is an exercise in misery. The days are short, the weather is lousy, and the fish are lethargic. You’d be better off staying home.
Rod: 8wt Platinum Switch
Head: 475 Tonic V2 Switch
Tip: 7’ of T-8
Fly: Idylwilde’s Grand Master Flash (tan/gold)
Photos: Aki Koyama