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WHAT WEIGHT FLY ROD TO USE FOR STEELHEAD

What weight fly rod to use for steelhead?

“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 the fish of a lifetime earning them a …
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Fly fishing leader vs tippet

Fly Fishing Leader vs Tippet

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 the group of sun burned, …
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Best Spotting Scopes under 1000

Best Spotting Scopes under $1000

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 are some key factors to consider. …
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Fishing from a Driftboat

In Love with Fishing from a Drift Boat

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.
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Fly Fishing in Summer Flows

Fly Fishing in Summer Flows

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.
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A Guide on Fly Fishing Clothing

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 and lay down on the water to …
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Where to find the cheapest fly fishing flies

Where to find the cheapest flies

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.
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Basics of Fly Fishing

Basics of Fly Fishing

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 have fun in the …
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Top 10 Fly Fishing Reels on the Market

Top 10 Fly Fishing Reels on the Market

Fishing is a great American pastime. In addition to being a great way to spend time outdoors, it may just provide you with lunch or dinner (in those areas that can sustain subsistence fishing). This is probably why fishing is one of the most popular outdoor recreational activities in America.
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8 Weight Fly Rod Uses

8 Weight Fly Rod Uses

It’s a fact, 8 wt fly rods get overlooked. Too often we read articles or get into conversations at the fly shop about different fly rod weights and which situations each is best suited for, and the 8wt never seems to match up with angler’s idea of the ideal weight for specific species. It always …
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Best Fishing Sunglasses under 50

Best Fishing Sunglasses Under $50

Whether you are out on the flats chasing redfish, a big freestone stream in Wyoming drifting for cutthroats, trolling a big musky lake in Minnesota, or wading some East Tennessee tailwater for rainbows, the Best Fishing Sunglasses Under $50 can play a major part in the success of your day.
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Best Fly Fishing Combo Under 200

Best Fly Fishing Combo Under $200

Fly fishing, like most outdoor sports and activities where equipment is involved, can bring a pretty steep price tag when getting into the sport. For a beginner, it’s incredibly daunting to try and navigate the waters of pairing the right pieces of equipment to suit your needs.
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