Brook Trout fishing is here! If you have not been fly fishing for brookies prior, now is the time to go! April through June are my favorite time of the year to go after these small but beautiful fish. Native to the Blue Ridge Mountains, Brook Trout are dispersed throughout small streams across the western part of Virginia.
Grab a six to eight foot long two or three weight fly rod, a handful of size 10-18 dry flies and an extra spool of tippet and take your pick of “blue line” to try for them. The high water we have had over the past 12-16 months has given these fish plenty of room and food to grow. This is some of the best brook trout fishing in over a decade. If you’ve never been, now is the time to go!