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1. What is prospecting for trout? (1 of 16)

The way we describe it as fishing a river when you don’t have a guide and don’t see a hatch.
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Video Transcript:

Welcome to the Orvis Guide to Fly Fishing. In this show, we're going to be talking about prospecting for trout, or techniques that you can use when you don't see any trout feeding. It's always challenging to approach a new trout stream and it's often intimidating, but it's a fun challenge. But where do you start and where do you go from there on your journey to figure out the puzzle?
In this show, I'm going to give you tips on how to do your homework, how to approach your river, how to pick the right fly, and how to fish it all on your own. ♪ [music] ♪