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.
The saltwater flies you choose will depend on whether you’re fishing offshore, in shallow-water flats/estuaries/mangrove jungles, or on the ocean floor.
While the bait vs fly debate continues… here’s what you need to know about fly fishing bait and lures, specifically with regard to saltwater fishing.
Whether you’re looking for fly fishing videos for beginners or an inspirational fly fishing video or two, we’ve got ’em all here!
Soldotna Alaska fishing and camping tips for those thinking of traveling to Alaska to fish the Kenai River. The area is known for its superb salmon fishing.
Here’s how to take better fish pictures on your fishing trips. Simple tips showing you how to pose the fish and use a few simple settings on your camera. You don’t need to be a professional photographer to take great fish photos. And you definitely don’t need to settle for lame grip-and-grin photos when you go fishing!
Brook Trout, a variety of salmon living in clear, cool streams in the eastern U.S. and Canada, are a favorite of fly fishermen. These 6 tips will make your Brook Trout fly fishing trips even more successful!
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.
Following is a good, basic video showing the steps involved for nymph fishing. Nymph fishing is a challenging technique of fishing with the fly underwater. Bring your waders!
How to do downstream casting when using wet flies. Plus, how to ‘mend the line’ and do a ‘wet fly swing’ when fly fishing.
Do you know the 2 main types of fly fishing flies?… Imitators and Attractors. Here’s what you need to know, plus some of the most common types of flies are described.
Understanding fish spawning rituals can greatly increase your chances of being around, and possibly hooking that adult specimen that you’ve been after. Here’s how to use fish spawning habits to your favor.
The fly leader is the portion at the end of your fly line that’s supposed to be invisible to the fish and will eventually be attached to a fly. Fly leaders are usually made of monofilament or fluorocarbon. Here’s how to get the most from your fly fishing leaders.
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.
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.
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…