After you’ve picked up the essential fly fishing gear, comb through my 2nd tier. These items aren’t essential but man can they be helpful!
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Fly Fishing Gear – The Essentials
Getting started fly fishing can be daunting with all the different equipment and gear, but I’m here to help. My first list is the bare essentials you’ll need in order to get out on the water and catch some fish.
What They’re Eating Pt. 2 – Choosing the Right Fly (Top Water)
Trout rise 4 different ways depending on what they’re eating. Part 2 of my 2 part series will help you identify the difference between these rises and hopefully help you catch more fish!
What They’re Eating Pt. 1 – Choosing the Right Fly (Subsurface)
Trout are know to be finicky eaters, so the best way to catch more of them is to know what they’re eating. Part 1 of my 2 part series dives into figuring out what they’re eating subsurface, and how to match that with the flies in your box.
Your Local Fishing Atlas
Finding a new fishing spot can be hard, but I’ll show you some tools you can use to find a new productive spot!
Always Cast Twice
Growing up, your parents told you all the time, don’t give up, keep trying, and its true in fishing too.
Fishing Tips – Introduction & Terminology
Before we start I want to throw out some of the basic terms fly fishers use. If you’re an experienced fly fisher you can skip this and move onto my tips but if you’re new to the sport listen up. These are the bare bones definitions of the terms, experts can ramble on and on about each of these but this is the basic gist…
Reading The River
Reading a river and identifying lies is one of the most important skills you can possess as a fly fisherman. If you can’t recognize spots where fish are likely to be holding you won’t cast to those spots and subsequently won’t catch any fish.
Here is a quick case study.