Fly Fishing Tips

News & Tips: A Simple Guide to Choosing Your First Fly Fishing Outfit...
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A Simple Guide to Choosing Your First Fly Fishing Outfit

June 1, 2017
Whether you're new to fly fishing or just want to know more about fly fishing this guide will help you get started in selecting the basic collection of fishing accessories including the right fly…
News & Tips: How to Pick the Best Deer Hair for Tying Flies...
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How to Pick the Best Deer Hair for Tying Flies

November 21, 2014
The uses for deer hair in fly tying are almost endless. Spinning, stacking and layering deer hair are just a few instances where the quality of the hair can spell the difference between good flies…
News & Tips: Get Rid of Fishing Net Problems With These 4 Tips...
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Get Rid of Fishing Net Problems With These 4 Tips

September 26, 2014
When planning my weekend fishing trips, I make a mental rundown of the essential items that I need to pack. Fly rods, fly boxes and my fishing waders are always tops on that list, but securing my…
News & Tips: 3 Keys to Catching Trophy Brown Trout This Fall...
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3 Keys to Catching Trophy Brown Trout This Fall

September 17, 2014
Hooking a trophy brown trout this fall has a lot do do with timing. Fall provides great opportunities to catch trophy brown trout. Fall spawning runs from these elusive fish give dedicated fly…
News & Tips: Essentials to Get Started Fly Tying
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Essentials to Get Started Fly Tying

September 12, 2014
    Similar to purchasing the tools for fly tying, trying to decipher what the essential materials are can put a beginning tier into a head spin. Many of the materials available are not absolutely…
News & Tips: How to Fly Fish Tandem Streamer Rigs
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How to Fly Fish Tandem Streamer Rigs

September 3, 2014
Although it might seem like it is more trouble than it's worth, fishing two flies in tandem can have a tremendous upside. Most fly fisherman have heard of fishing dry and dopper rigs (dry and nymph…
News & Tips: Go for Crawfish Flies for Bass and Trout...
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Go for Crawfish Flies for Bass and Trout

August 30, 2014
Minnows may be the staple food for bass, and insects are clearly the bread and butter diet for trout. But if you show either of these popular gamefish a crayfish, they'll gobble it up in a flash.…
News & Tips: 14 Quick Tips for Float Tube Fly Fishing...
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14 Quick Tips for Float Tube Fly Fishing

August 21, 2014
Every now and again, the urge to fly fish from my float tube takes hold. Fishing from a float tube is not only a pleasant summer diversion but also the only way to fish a backwoods lake where boat…
News & Tips: The Inch-Pause Retrieve for Smallmouth Bass Fly Fishing...
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The Inch-Pause Retrieve for Smallmouth Bass Fly Fishing

August 14, 2014
    I've been fly fishing for smallmouth bass a lot lately in many or our local lakes. Much of it has been sight fishing too: you cast to likely structure — a rocky shoal, drop off, dock, point, or…
News & Tips: 3 Tips for Managing Fly Line in Rough Waters...
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3 Tips for Managing Fly Line in Rough Waters

August 13, 2014
Handling rough water can be a challenge for even the experienced fly anglers. Water speed and currents can be very difficult to judge and even more difficult to manage with a floating line. Trout can…
News & Tips: 3 Tips for Fly Fishing Yellowstone's Lamar River...
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3 Tips for Fly Fishing Yellowstone's Lamar River

August 6, 2014
The Lamar River is one of the most popular rivers in Yellowstone National Park not only for it tremendous wildlife viewing opportunities but because it boasts some of the best Cutthroat trout fishing…
News & Tips: Fly Fishing for Brown Trout This Summer? Go With the Hopper...
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Fly Fishing for Brown Trout This Summer? Go With the Hopper

August 6, 2014
For fly anglers, as we enter the long dry conditions of late July and early August, fishing your favorite streams and rivers can become exceedingly difficult. This difficulty is due to the low water…