Learn The Fly Fishing Basics and How to Fly Fish!




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

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…]

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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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…]