Posted on February 14 2008
Throwing a fly at a pod of steadily rising trout seems like such a easy proposition. The fish are happy, the target is big, and if one fish doesn’t bite there’s another fish waiting in line to commit. But if you’ve fished pods on rivers like Montana’s Upper Missouri, where the number of targets is often not an issue, you know that getting a fish out of a big bunch — even if they are actively feeding — is harder than it looks.
This week on MidCurrent George Anderson, one of the masters of making difficult fish eat a fly, offers 14 key bits of advice for “Fishing Pods.”