- If I couldn’t see the fly how would a trout see it?
- Why wouldn’t a trout want the biggest meal they could fit in their mouth?
I remember my first experience choosing flies as a budding fly fisherman. I would pick through an assortment at our local shop trying to envision which patterns would produce massive and elusive trout. Most of my selections included well known patterns such as Caddis, Hoppers, Crickets, and Muddler Minnows, all in sizes 16 or larger! My thought process was twofold: