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Winter Fly Fishing Tips from a Friend in the Sierra Nevada

By January 8, 2011

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The Merced River in the Sierra Nevada can see heavy flows this time of year. Well, one of the few fishable trout destinations around my neck of the woods this time of year  is up in the Sierra Nevada -- if you stay away from the high, high Sierra that is.

Some of the lower-elevation rivers are still fishable, although many runs are starting to resemble flows of chocolate milk (think Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory).

To help guide us through these winter conditions, and give us the lowdown on the Sierra Nevada, I wrote up a little Q&A with a friend from my old Central California Angler forum, Bernard Yin of Sierra Fly Fisher.

I've known Bernard online since before I started writing for About.com, so it was nice to hear from one of the best guides in the Sierra Nevada.

Enjoy our "From the Guides" Sierra Nevada Fly Fishing Tips.

The Merced River, pictured above, is among the Sierra Nevada rivers that have heavy flows in the winter. Photo by Brian Milne.

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