Trout BuzzersMidges are the adult from which buzzer flies hatch every day! We recommend your should use these as your first fly on stillwaters. Check our massive range of deadly patterns for Rainbow and Brown Trout.
Buzzer Patterns For Sale
These are certainly one of the important flies in any stillwater fly fishermans box when fishing for Rainbow Trout and Brown Trout. Check out our 14 minute video on fly fishing tactics and techniques below. It has great tips and techniques for you to use when using these patterns fr fly fishing.
Size Matters - Do small buzzer flies work?
Yes! a natural emerger is size 14 to as small as size 22. To mimic this we often start with small flies size 16. On the point we will often use a tungsten head or size 8 fly to allow the team of flies to get down in the water. Watch where the trout are feeding, in summer you will often find Trout feeding in the top 18 inches of water, we have seen them feeding in the top 3 inches and watched as fishermen caught nothing because their flies were below the feeding zones. Look at our blog post for more details
Colour of Flies
There are lots of different midges affecting stillwaters, for example Black Midge, Large and Small Green Midges, Orange-Silver Midge, Small Brown Midge and Large Red midge, each has different hatches and changes in fly coloration to match the adult can help! Here are hatch charts for each of the variations can be seen on our Midge Hatch Details blog post. We usually start with black patterns and will try different coloured patterns according to the time of year and specific midge hatches occurring.