What is the best weather for fly fishing?
Trout are most actively feeding in comfortable water temperatures between 34 and 67 degrees Fahrenheit. Trout feeding picks up just as the water temperature rises one degree above 40, 45 and 49 degrees Fahrenheit, so taking the water temperature every hour is beneficial.
Is it good to fish in the rain for trout?
Trout fishing can be excellent in the rain, if you know how to take advantage of it. When we talk about trout fishing, many anglers instantly think of fly fishing. So, fly fishing during light to moderate rain can be extremely successful, but you have to adjust your technique.
How do you fly fish after heavy rain?
The combination of slower moving water along the bank and the bottom of the stream makes it safer for fish to swim. So, seams, eddies, and slow water along the banks are the ideal location for fish seeking refuge from the storm to rest.
How does weather affect fly fishing?
Both trout and aquatic insects tend to be more active in low light, and cloudy conditions spread these light conditions over a longer part of the day. The fish are afforded better protection from aerial predators in low light, making them feed more confidently in the clear waters of a trout stream or tailwaters.
Is Trout fishing good after a storm?
Fishing can be great during a storm, but use extreme caution when thunder starts rumbling. Get off the water when you notice the leading edge of clouds are nearing.
Can you troll in the rain?
If you want to protect your trolling motor from substantial water damage, it’s best to keep it away from heavy rain. Trolling motors that suffer water damage can lead to your motor not functioning properly.