I can't help you about what flies to use, because different areas and different streams will have different hatches and insects. Trout take around 90%+ of their food under water. If you don't see fish rising to insects on the surface than use nymphs. If you are not used to nymph fishing, a strike indicator will help immensely. In early season around here I really like a size 14 wooly-bugger with a green strip of flash down both sides dead drifted close to the bottom. I personally like fishing fast pocket water, but if you can find some pools and riffles that'll probably be your best bet. Early season, you can pretty much fish any time of day, in my experience. Keep an eye on your shadow to keep it from spooking fish, walk softly. I prefer to cast upstream, or at an angle upstream. That way I can strip line as the fly comes towards me and keep a natural drift. Your best bet is to go to a local Fly shop to find out what the fish are hitting on. I generally plan to spend $20 on flies if the shop gives me information even if I already have the flies. Sorry about rambling on.
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