Fishing in Merced River During Winter: Tips and Tricks

How can I ever forget my first fishing endeavors in the Merced River of Yosemite? On recommendation from Fishermen’s Angle, I found the river runs through Yosemite National Park for about 10 miles. The amazing thing about it is that it is overflowing with trout.
As the winter season in Yosemite brings snow, it also brings rain to the lower elevations. This officially opens the “Muddy Water Fly Fishing” season in Yosemite. I’ve been fishing there for 6 years, and I’ve discovered some tricks, like how to find trolling motor batteries, in catching trout during the winter season. Here are some tips that you might be able to use.
Bring the right equipment
I set up my rig in the muddy water for the first time, all while sitting on my fishing chair, and I’ve found myself in a somewhat ridiculous situation. When you know that the …

My Experience in the Annual Fly Fishing Event in Yosemite

I want to express my heartfelt gratitude to every angler who joined us in the Annual Fly Fishing Event last year. It was another rewarding and exciting experience for everyone.
Looking back at our last year’s experience in Yosemite, it seems like it’s just yesterday that I was able to assist an experienced angler. We hooked into a big wild brown trout on a spring creek. It was a challenge to try out different techniques in fly fishing. We had hardships and yet, it was absolutely fun. We broke three rods that time, but we eventually caught a 95 cm trout.
The Yosemite Fly Fishing guide encourages you try a variety of styles to practice in fishing. Actually catching the fish is just part of the adventure. There’s also excitement in the waiting and hauling reeling in the fisth. Because Yosemite is so rich in trouts, fly fishing anglers come back to join the event every year. I am one of them, of course.
If you plan to join the next annual event, you might want to remember the …