Learn The Fly Fishing Basics and How to Fly Fish!




10 Things I Wish I Knew When Learning to Fly Fish

When you’re getting started fly fishing and learning the fly fishing basics, it can sometimes seem rather overwhelming. It doesn’t have to be. Everyone starts out in the same place. Some have friends or family to help them along and learn at a quicker pace, others are venturing down this road alone. There is always something out there though that you wish you had a little insight into when you are getting started fly fishing. [Read more…]

Fly Fishing Entomology Basics

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. [Read more…]

Getting Started Fly Fishing Frustrations

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 have a steep learning curve when you are getting started fly fishing. From the zillions of types of flies, leader and tippets confusion, to fly casting and all the equipment, learning how to fly fish can be a daunting task.  [Read more…]

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 take in when deciding which fly line you should be using. Learning how to choose a fly line for trout is one of the fly fishing basics that everyone should know and this video is sure to help. [Read more…]

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 many people are always looking to learn more about. And you can’t beat having multiple knots in your arsenal to be able to put to good use. [Read more…]