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 […]
Fly fishermen are always dealing with the cold. Trout, salmon, steelhead, pike, and char are our favorite targets, and all these species live in cold water, usually in cold places. And while we may all prefer a warm spring or fall day, the fish don’t stop biting when winter comes […]
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 […]