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Tips on Building a Tapered Leader

Many of you have read through my previous article on fly fishing leader and tippet. While that article was designed to give you a high-level view of fly fishing leader and tippet, and enough information to not be completely in the dark, it left part of the process out. That part is building a tapered leader yourself. [Read more…]

7 Tips for Fly Fishing from a Kayak

Guest Post By Patrick Morrow

Conventional anglers have utilized kayaks as stealthy fishing vessels for decades. Fly anglers, however, have been slower to climb on the kayak fishing bandwagon. But given all the advantages of fly fishing from a kayak — on the water mobility, ease of transport and storage, low maintenance and costs — it’s time for more fly-rodders to embrace the paddle!

If you’ve been curious about kayak fly fishing but aren’t sure what’s involved, use the tips in this article to help you get started and overcome any challenges that arise. [Read more…]

5 Of The Best Fly Fishing Destinations In The United States

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Guest Post By Tom Sheppard

In the chaotic modern world that never seems to rest, it becomes essential for us to retire to our humble origins in nature from time to time to rest and rejuvenate our very souls.

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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…]