Fly fishing is a complicated disease. It infects victims with a desire not only to succeed by catching fish, but also to do it in one of the most difficult ways. For fly fishermen, the true satisfaction comes not from the trophy, but from the pursuit. This affects every aspect […]
The history of fishing is parallel to the history of mankind. Fishing was a source of survival for humans for tens of thousands of years, before turning into a recreational endeavor and industry powerhouse. Fly fishing is a much younger sport, however, when compared to the history of subsistence fishing, […]
If the world were just, the fly fisherman would never be separated from the river. The itch to fish would never require a trip to the river to scratch it, because one cannot journey to a place where he’s already found. Sadly, in the world we live in, we are […]
How to use split shot to catch more fish when fly fishing Fly fishing began with the exclusive use of flies on the surface of the water. Later to become known as dry fly fishing, this method results in exciting, visual takes. Everyone who has ever caught a fish on […]
As a fly fishing novice, one of the best things you can do to learn more about fly fishing is to simply spend more time around people who love to fly fish. And fly fishermen or women aren’t difficult to find. Just head to your local brewery, and look for […]
I love fishing from a drift boat, it’s one of my favorite ways to fly fish. Most of the rivers that I’ve drifted run only a couple hundred feet wide, at the most, with flows in the low-to-mid hundreds. The sort of water like the Colorado River in western Colorado and the lower Gunnison River.
Fly fishing during summer is what it’s all about. Well, fly fishing in general is the best, but summer really brings out the most relaxing time of year to be standing in a river, waving a fly rod.
Fly fishing can seem like an intimidating sport. Images from A River Runs Through it run through the mind, and you think to yourself “I can’t do this”. As it turns out, fly fishing can be boiled down to some very basic skills and understandings that anyone can grasp, and […]
Did you know 6.1 million U.S. citizens enjoy fly fishing as a pastime? This means more and more people are being introduced to the pleasures and payoffs of the leisure activity and sport. These payoffs come in the form of both mind and body benefits.