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Nymphing Techniques – European or Strike Indicator

Nymphing Technique - Wffc Martin Drož - Fly Fishing Basics

I’ve briefly mentioned European nymphing and the conventional strike indicator type of nymphing in past articles (Three Main Types of Flies to Fly Fish for Trout). While that’s all good to mention those it doesn’t give you much of an idea as to just what they are. Many anglers may already be familiar with strike indicator nymphing. It’s a tried and true method that most anglers first start out using when learning the fly fishing basics and how to nymph fish. A new, and incredibly effective, technique sweeping the U.S.A. is European nymphing. This made its appearance from international fly fishing competitions and is slowly making its way across the country. So let’s talk about nymphing techniques and just what European and strike indicator nymphing really are. [Continue reading]

Streamer Fishing Tactics

Streamer Fishing Tactics

With the Fall season well into its own, an exciting time is upon us in the fly fishing world...streamer fishing.  Many anglers look forward to this time of year.  It's a time when fish, especially the larger ones of our lakes and rivers, begin to … [Continue reading]

Barbed vs Barbless Hooks

Barbed vs Barbless Hooks

For many years as I was starting out fly fishing I fished with flies that had barbs on them.  I'm pretty sure this is a common practice for many out there learning to fly fish as well as many veterans to the sport.  After a while though you begin to … [Continue reading]

Suggested Two Fly Setup Options

Two Fly Setup - Dry Fly and Nymph

If you read my previous article on the two fly setup, you'll now know the most popular two fly setup options available.  You may be wondering when and where you might use these though.  The simple answer is anywhere that the regulations will allow … [Continue reading]

The Two Fly Setup

Dropper Attached to Bend of Hook Showing Two Flies - Two Fly Setup

Fly fishing involves many different techniques that can be used to catch that spooky little trout in your local waters.  From the basic dry, nymph, or streamer fishing techniques to more advanced Czech and French nymphing options, there are a vast … [Continue reading]