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10 Tips to be a Better Fly Fisher

One of the best parts of learning how to fly fish is that you can never stop learning and becoming a better fly fisherman. There’s always something new to figure out and something out there to help you become a better angler. It may be something to help you spot fish easier in your local river or even something to simply enjoy your time on the water more. The fact is that there is always something you can learn no matter how long you have been at this fine sport. Here is a short list of 10 Tips to be a Better Fly Fisher.

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How to Catch Trout in Winter

Fly fishing in Winter can be a daunting thing to think about. Snow. Frigid temps. Freezing water. It all adds up to what might seem like time that is better spent indoors next to a warm fire. Don’t be too quick to judge these cold Winter days of fly fishing though and let’s find out how to catch trout in Winter. [Read more…]

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…]

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…]