Learn The Fly Fishing Basics and How to Fly Fish!




10 Things I Wish I Knew When Learning to Fly Fish

When you’re getting started fly fishing and learning the fly fishing basics, it can sometimes seem rather overwhelming. It doesn’t have to be. Everyone starts out in the same place. Some have friends or family to help them along and learn at a quicker pace, others are venturing down this road alone. There is always something out there though that you wish you had a little insight into when you are getting started fly fishing. [Read more…]

High Water Fly Fishing Tips

Imagine this. It’s Springtime in your area. The birds are singing, the trees are getting greener each day, and the flowers are blooming. Adding to this, the weather is getting to be that oh so nice temperature. Things are great so you pack up your fly fishing gear and head out to your local river or stream. The problem with all of this is the Spring usually means runoff and runoff equates to high, muddy or stained water on your local waters. That’s no reason to pack it in and wait till the waters drop. All you need is some high water fly fishing tips to keep you on the water and catching fish. [Read more…]

Nymphing Techniques – European or Strike Indicator

I’ve briefly mentioned European nymphing and the conventional strike indicator type of nymphing in past articles (Three Main Types of Flies to Fly Fish for Trout). While that’s all good to mention those it doesn’t give you much of an idea as to just what they are. Many anglers may already be familiar with strike indicator nymphing. It’s a tried and true method that most anglers first start out using when learning the fly fishing basics and how to nymph fish. A new, and incredibly effective, technique sweeping the U.S.A. is European nymphing. This made its appearance from international fly fishing competitions and is slowly making its way across the country. So let’s talk about nymphing techniques and just what European and strike indicator nymphing really are. [Read more…]