Learn The Fly Fishing Basics and How to Fly Fish!




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…]

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 Lines 101

Fly lines are confusing.  You may have browsed through your local fly shop and noticed a wall of all sorts of different lines hanging nicely in their little boxes.  Weight forward, double taper, sink-tip, and so on and so forth.  What does all of that mean and which one of those fly lines will work best for you when learning the fly fishing basics and how to fly fish?  I’ll try to shed some light on that topic for you. [Read more…]

Essential Equipment to Get Started Fly Fishing – Fly Fishing Basics

When starting out on the path to learning how to fly fish, you can easily become overwhelmed by the amount of equipment it seems is necessary in order to get started fly fishing. I’d like to go over the essential items that can get you out and on the water in no time and leave all of the extra accessories that just plain aren’t necessary at home.

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