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Drifting nymphs for spring steelhead.

Posted on March 24th, 2016

While most steelheaders choose to use roe bags for spring steelhead, many are discovering the drifting nymph pattern flies can also produce a lot of fish.

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Our good friend Bill Selby has been custom dying large nymph patters so that when they are drifted under a float they swim horizontally with the current. He adds living-rubber legs that move with the slightest resistance to produce an action even in-active steelhead can’t resist!

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If you are planning a steelhead outing in the next couple of weeks, make sure to pack some nymph patterns and have them ready if the fish stop taking roe bags!

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