Mending in a Backwater for a Cutthroat on a Dryfly – Quick Vid

This post was last updated on July 16th, 2021 at 11:37 am

I was going through some footage and I found this video that’s never been aired anywhere. It is from a camping trip on the South Fork of the Snake last summer (or maybe the summer before that). It’s not exactly a demonstration video, because I don’t give any instruction. What does happen though is a variety of different mends that might help you, especially if you are semi new to fly fishing. Often times new anglers can get confused when they encounter swirling currents and back eddies in the river. You’ll see in this video how I mend in several directions, and ultimately end up landing a nice trout.

This type of water is very typically loaded with fish in most rivers. Once you learn to master your mending technique for any type of water, you’ll be a much better angler. More important than anything, seems to be knowing when you need to mend. Once you grasp the concept you are certain to be on a fast track to catching a ton of fish. If you enjoyed this video, please consider subscribing here. I hope to bring you a lot of intense video this coming season!