Every week leading up to the first day of spring, we'll be bringing readers helpful spring fly fishing tips.
Some of these tips will hold you over until summer, many will be key for just the spring season.
In any case, they'll make sure you're a better angler this spring ...
In the early spring, it's tempting to hop out on the water and start flinging your favorite, best-looking dry fly you spun up in the den this past winter.
But hold off on the desire to go sight fishing out the gate and focus on where fish are holding when it's still cold, in the deeper water.
As Montana guide Brian McGeehan tells us
, focusing on your drifts for spring creek trout can be the difference maker on your next spring fishing trip.