Learn The Fly Fishing Basics and How to Fly Fish!




Fly Fishing Entomology Basics

brown trout - fly fishing entomology

Fly fishing entomology. Sounds pretty intimidating doesn’t it? It doesn’t have to be. To simplify this, fly fishing entomology is the study of insects and being able to identify all of those bugs you see on the water. I know what you’re thinking though, that is way to simple to be all it’s about. I’ll admit that that is a very simplified version of what fly fishing entomology really is, but there are only a few key items to keep in mind to help you catch more fish on the water. And if you want a more in-depth, full-featured introduction to entomology, be sure to check out the full fly fishing course on entomology. In the meantime, let’s get started. [Continue reading]

Getting Started Fly Fishing Frustrations

Fly Fisherman Casting a Fly Rod

I recently received an email from a reader and new fly angler and figured it hit a topic that I'm sure many anglers out there that are just starting out with the fly fishing basics and learning how to fly fish have encountered. Fly fishing tends to … [Continue reading]

How to Choose a Fly Line for Trout

RIO Products continues to put out some great videos. This particular video is going to be a huge help to anyone that gets confused by all the different fly lines on the market today. Weight forward, double-taper, sinking, floating...there's a lot to … [Continue reading]

How to Safely Handle Fish

Cutthroat Trout in Net - How to Safely Handle Fish - Catch and Release

We all love the sport of fly fishing. There's no questioning that. Along with that love of the sport is a responsibility to protect it and the living creatures we love to pursue. How does one do that though? Many people that are new to fly fishing, … [Continue reading]

Fly to Leader Knots to Know

I just can't get enough of these great videos produced by RIO Products. This latest video I'm sure is going to be super helpful to many of you out there. Fly fishing knots, and specifically the fly to leader knots are one aspect of fly fishing that … [Continue reading]