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Taking Up Fly Fishing – 5 Basic Tips for Fly Fishing Beginners

Post Updated: January 13, 2020

Guest Post By Carl Richardsson

We’re ecstatic that you’re starting your journey into the world of fly fishing. It’s the type of sport that can become a lot of things in your life. A simple hobby, an addiction, or a life long pursuit. It can be simple, or it can become quirky and nuanced. It’s whatever you allow it to be, but regardless of what shape it takes in your life, it’s a beautiful sport, and we hope this short article and infographic designed by RecVets helps you get started. [Read more…]

Fly Fishing Leader and Tippet: What, Why and How

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One of the many items you probably have seen while browsing online or local fly shops is a great wall of leader and tippet material.  There’s a lot of it out there.  Just what is a leader and how does tippet come into the equation though.  In this post I’m here to answer your questions and concerns about fly fishing leader and tippet materials. [Read more…]

How to Tie a Uni Knot for Fly Fishing

Adding to the list of fly fishing knots that are handy to know how to tie is the Uni Knot. This one is a great knot that has superb knot strength and is relatively easy to tie.

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Video Tip: Two Fly Fishing Knots To Know To Get Started

Fly fishing knots are a common question that come up. Which knot should I use? Which knot is the best? Is this one better than that one? How do you know what one you should learn to tie and even then how do you keep track of all of the knots out there? There are a variety of knots that exist for a variety of purposes and each has their place. [Read more…]

Choosing the Correct Fly Size

One question that I often get asked is how you go about choosing the correct fly size. It’s a great question that’s not the easiest to answer. The short answer is that it depends. The long answer is that what it depends on are a multitude of different things.

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