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.
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.
If you plan on taking up the sport of fly fishing, the equipment you choose will be imperative to your success. Here are some tips to help you find the best gear and equipment for your first fly fishing outings…
In general, the best fly fishing rod for most beginners is a fast action 9-foot graphite fly rod made for a 5 weight line. Here’s why… and what it means to buy a fly rod based on length, weight, and action.
The monoMaster is a great tool for containing waste fishing line.
Looking for a great gift for that fly fisherman or fly fisherwoman in your life for Valentine’s day? Here is a list of 10 gifts you could give. 7 do’s and 3 don’ts. Check them out.
Fly casting is not about brute strength, it’s about timing, rhythm and grace. It’s about loading the rod and letting the rod work for you.
Leaders and tippet – The connection between the fly and you. What’s the difference?
Fly lines — They float and sink and come in a huge variety of sizes, styles and colors and specialty applications. Let’s try to demystify them.
Fly reels do more than just hold your fly line. A good fly reel is a great piece of equipment than can make the difference between having fun while fishing and being a frustrated angler.