The trout were in a hungry mood a couple weekends ago, fattening up for the winter. We had a great time fishing for them near the surface on Friday afternoon but Saturday was a bit different. The fish seemed to take a break in the afternoon when the sun was high in the clear sky.

I switched to a fly I had only discovered a couple days before the trip. The complex twist bugger is weighted, bushy and bright. On an intermediate line it settled into the deeper water quite nicely. And the fish responded bringing on several good sized rainbow trout. Sometimes it pays to change tactics…….