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…]

Getting Started Fly Fishing Frustrations

I recently received an email from a reader and new fly angler and figured it hit a topic that I’m sure many anglers out there that are just starting out with the fly fishing basics and learning how to fly fish have encountered. Fly fishing tends to have a steep learning curve when you are getting started fly fishing. From the zillions of types of flies, leader and tippets confusion, to fly casting and all the equipment, learning how to fly fish can be a daunting task.  [Read more…]

Fly Fishing Pocket Water – 3 Places to Fish

Summer is in full swing in my part of the world, and with that typically comes low flows in my local streams and rivers. Many of those streams have a substantial amount of boulders and rocky sections in them. What does all of this mean? Pocket water. Fly fishing pocket water can be one of the funnest and also most frustrating experiences there are. The multitude of currents and tricky seams can wreak havoc on your fly placement. One of the keys to success is knowing where to place the fly in the first place. Follow along as I discuss the 3 places to fish pocket water on most rivers and streams. [Read more…]