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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…]

Choosing Tippet Material

The great folks over at RIO Products continue to put out some incredibly helpful information on fly fishing related topics. If  I haven’t said it before, I have been a huge fan of their fly lines and leader/tippet material for a long time now. In this particular video, they show you tips on choosing tippet material. I get a lot of questions regarding leaders and tippets, and this should be helpful to those out there with questions on the matter. [Read more…]

Leader to Tippet Fly Fishing Knots

It’s always great to come across helpful information from others on fly fishing related topics. That’s the case with this great video from a great company, RIO Products. I have been a huge fan of their fly lines and leader/tippet material for a long time now. They have put together a great video showing you 4 great Leader to Tippet Fly Fishing Knots. [Read more…]

The Two Fly Setup

Fly fishing involves many different techniques that can be used to catch that spooky little trout in your local waters.  From the basic dry, nymph, or streamer fishing techniques to more advanced Czech and French nymphing options, there are a vast amount of ways to land your next fish.  When you’re first starting out learning how to fly fish, you’ll mostly likely start with attaching just one fly to the end of your tippet.  But what would happen it you add a second?  Today I’m going to explain the two fly setup, also known as a tandem fly setup, for fly fishing. [Read more…]

Fly Fishing Leader and Tippet: What, Why and How

One of the many items you probably have seen while browsing online or local fly shops is a great wall of leader and tippet material.  There’s a lot of it out there.  Just what is a leader and how does tippet come into the equation though.  In this post I’m here to answer your questions and concerns about fly fishing leader and tippet materials. [Read more…]