MidCurrent: Hi-Vis Coachman for Brook Trout

Hi-Vis Coachman
Hi-Vis Coachman. Photo by Tim Bronson at 468photography.com.

Another good attractor pattern for brook trout from Phil Monahan and MidCurrent — the Hi-Vis Coachman. Almost every brookie I catch in small mountain streams is on a Royal Wulff. Sometimes I get crazy and use a Mr. Rapidan or increasingly some bastardized version of an Adams that I tie myself. If it looks buggy and the water is moving, throw something you can see easily because the fish are going to snag it if it’s drifting cleanly and you didn’t spook them.

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