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Top 5 Winter Fly Fishing Tips

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Many anglers hang up their waders and fly rods when the weather starts to take a turn for the colder spells of Winter. I won’t lie, I’ve had times when that cold, frigid air of Winter makes me shudder as I’m wrapped up in a warm blanket in front of the fire. It’s cold. But that doesn’t mean the fish don’t still eat. All you need to know are a few simple Winter Fly Fishing Tips to get you out and catching more fish in those Winter months. [Continue reading]

Something New…

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In an attempt to be more engaged with my audience and at the same time try to help those with fly fishing questions, I'm trying something new here on The Fly Fishing Basics. … [Continue reading]

Wading Basics and Tips

Wading Basics - Fly Fishing

We all love to be out on the river catching fish. That's a part of the lure of fly fishing is being out wading through our favorite streams in search of the illusive trout (or other species). One of the key ingredients here is being able to access … [Continue reading]

Fly Fishing Pocket Water – 3 Places to Fish

Fly Fishing Pocket Water - Fly Fishing Tips

Summer is in full swing in my part of the world, and with that typically comes low flows in my local streams and rivers. Many of those streams have a substantial amount of boulders and rocky sections in them. What does all of this mean? Pocket water. … [Continue reading]

Top 5 Summertime Stream Flies

Top 5 Summertime Stream Flies

Summertime is here and the fly fishing season is well underway. What better way to enjoy the warm weather then to get out on a crystal clear stream on a hot day and cast a few flies to some hungry trout. But what flies should you start with? What … [Continue reading]