Learn The Fly Fishing Basics and How to Fly Fish!

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How to Hold a Fly Rod

There are certain things about fly fishing and learning how to fly fish that are simple yet make all the difference in the world. When you are just starting out and learning the fly fishing basics you’ll start out learning how to cast a fly rod. One of the most important and sometimes overlooked aspects of fly casting is how to hold a fly rod.

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Winter Fly Fishing Tips: What Flies To Use

Fly fishing in Winter provides some unique issues that anglers face and some Winter fly fishing tips are always good to have.  Aside from the typical cold and wet weather, fish tend to decrease their activity during these cold winter months.  That’s not to say that they stop eating though.  Fish, speaking of trout here, love a water temperature that hovers in the 50-55 degree mark.   Winter water temps tend to drop below that a lot of the time.  What that does is simply slow down a fish and they try to not exhaust too much energy in the search of food.  So we anglers need to adjust our tactics and flies to compensate. [Read more…]