“The fish of a thousand casts.” Get used to hearing that phrase if you’re targeting steelhead with a fly rod. It is a fish that is as elusive as it is desired; as difficult to catch as it is beautiful; as frustrating as it is worthy. Steelhead trout are truly […]
What weight fly rod to use for steelhead?
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 […]
Spotting scopes have many different uses, with the top three being wildlife viewing, hunting, and birding. However, there are so many scopes on the market today it can be difficult to find a high-quality, affordable scope. In my own search for the best spotting scopes under $1000, I discovered there […]
Tying the Griffith’s Gnat; one of the most popular and effective adult midge patterns.
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.
If you have a family member or friend who loves fly fishing, there is always something to get them. We’re taking all the guesswork out of the equation. Keep reading for some great gift ideas for your favorite fly fisherman or woman!
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.
Dress for success and you’re sure to catch more fish. Look and feel like a professional with all the best gear by following this guide to fly fishing clothing. Ready to take your first fly fishing trip? Fly fishing is a truly rewarding endeavor. From watching your line arc out […]
There are literally thousands of places you can purchase low-cost flies, but certain shops are known to provide much more consistent quality than others. Shoddy materials and poor craftsmanship are just a couple of the downfalls of purchasing flies sight unseen online.
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 […]