How To Fish Stillwaters

May 23rd, 2004

Stillwaters, lakes, ponds and reservoirs are the most underutilized fisheries in the North America. Why? Because the average fly fisher doesn't know how to fish them, or where to start. Stay tuned, you too can master stillwaters! ~ LadyFisher

Seasonal Diet Composition in Lakes

By Philip Rowley

Last time we showed a graphic, (Pie chart) of what the fishs' year-round diet is. Below is the food consumption by seasons of the year. This should help the angler in choosing which flies to use when - as well as develop a greater understanding of why fish behave the way they do!

~ PR

More from Phil Rowley's excellent book, Fly Patterns for Stillwaters next time.

Credits: Excerpt from Fly Patterns for Stillwaters By Philip Rowley, published by Frank Amato Publications. We appreciate use permission.

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