You may find it confusing when choosing fly fishing hooks the first time. However, the type of fly hooks you use are very important. Here’s what you need to know about fly hooks — both freshwater hooks and saltwater hooks.
Fly fishing line is completely different from other types of fishing line. When fly fishing, the line weight carries the fishing fly — which is almost weightless — to the water. That’s why things like line weight and tapers are important.
Upstream wet fly fishing creates a challenge for most fly anglers, but it certainly has its benefits. Here’s what you need to know to try your hand at wet fly fishing upstream.
How to do downstream casting when using wet flies. Plus, how to ‘mend the line’ and do a ‘wet fly swing’ when fly fishing.
A dry fly is also known as a floating fly. Dry flies are the best ones to use if you are fishing on running water during the hatch. Here’s why, plus tips for presenting a dry fly on running water.
If the river is raging when you arrive at your favorite fly fishing destination, have no fear. With these tips, you can master the high water and take home a nice catch! These are our best fly fishing high water tips.
If you plan to go fly fishing for pike soon, make sure that you have the proper pike gear first. Here’s what you need to know about fly fishing for pike.
When you’re fly fishing in salt water, it can be difficult to locate fish — because in salt water, fish have a vast territory to move around. Here’s how to locate and catch saltwater fish species, plus tips for fishing with the tides.
Never pass by any small creek or stream if it has deep, cool water. You may be amazed at the size of the trout living beneath the water!
Don’t fall into the trap of buying unnecessary fly fishing equipment. There is some very specific fly fishing gear and tools that you will need to take with you fly fishing. Here are the basic items that you will want to carry in your fly fishing vest.
Many fly fishermen do not use a fly fishing net, despite the fact that landing percentages are higher when a net is used. Here are the many reasons to use a fishing net when you’re fly fishing…
Let’s go over some of the basic fly casting techniques. Most of the links provided in this article go to videos so you can actually see the right way to cast a fly rod.
Here are several things you can do to prevent fish from becoming aware of your approach.
Here’s a long list of fly fishing destinations, including fly fishing guides, lodges, trip planners, and travel experts. Everything you need to know to plan and prepare your next fly fishing trip.
Here are some of the best places where trout tend to congregate, plus general tips for trout fishing…
When you’re out on the water enjoying a day of fly fishing, you need to be able to put your hands on your flies and other fishing tools quickly. A fly fishing vest helps you do just that! Here are some tips for choosing the best fly fishing vest for you. Psst… Did you know that a fishing vest with a lot of pockets is not necessarily the best?
Some kids begin fly fishing as young as 5, while others may not be ready until they reach their teens. First, you need to have the ability to recognize your child’s development skills. And you need to be keenly aware of the moment when fly fishing is no longer fun for them. Some kids may only be able to handle 10 minutes to a half hour of fly fishing before they become bored or frustrated.
You’ll probably want to clean your fly fishing rod at the same time that you clean your fly line and clean your fly reel. Fly fishing rods are fairly expensive, so you’ll want to keep yours in top-notch shape. Here’s how to do it…
There are a wide variety of fish species found in British Columbia including trout, salmon and others. The environment allows fly fishermen a great fly fishing vacation featuring a wonderful outdoor experience, majestic scenery and a flux of astounding fly fishing hatches.
There are some very specific things that every fly fisherman should follow. Here are the best fishing wading safety rules.
Fishing sunglasses are important when you’re out on the water. They not only protect your eyes from UV-rays, but also from wind and dirt. But, it’s imperative that you don’t buy just any old pair of fishing sunglasses. What you need are polarized fishing sunglasses. Here’s why …
If you’re an avid fly fisherman, then you probably have a large area set aside for tying flies — like a fly tying table or workbench. Here are some tips for keeping your fly tying workspace neat and tidy. Plus, lots of must-have items you should have in your fly tying bench.
Here are some tips for tying fly fishing knots, plus links to the best sites for learning to tie your own fly fishing knots — including animated photos and knot-tying videos!
Here’s what you need to know to catch salmon on your next fly fishing trip.
Here’s everything you need to know about fly fishing for rainbow trout.