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Sage Fly Fishing Gear

The Sage company has been producing quality fly fishing gear for many years. They offer quality, top of the line fly fishing rods, reels, and lines to the beginning and experienced fly fisher. They take pride in the quality of their equipment producing rods and reels that many fly fishermen use exclusively. They design and test their hand built gear with one thought in mind: maximum fishability. That term was coined by the company to represent the type of performance that will help yo........ Read More

Tying Fly Fishing Flies – The Frankenstein Fly

You can buy flies for fly fishing, but you’ll want to tie your own at some point. Undoubtedly, your first fly will be the Frankenstein Fly. Of Flies… There is a particular fly for every fish, location and situation. There are basic flies like the Woolly Bugger and millions of exotic ones. You can buy thousands of them, but it will set you back a pretty penny. So, it’s time to tie your own. The first step in the fly process is getting some educated advice at the bookstore. You’ll nee........ Read More

The Etiquette Of Fly Fishing A Stream

Fly fishing can be enjoyed by everyone. It transcends all the boundaries associated with age, status, or wealth. Stream fly fishing is known as a gentle sport and that should be reflected in our stream manner and etiquette. For the most part, the rules of stream etiquette are nothing more then good old common sense. However, they might entail things that have been forgotten, or that a beginner might not think of while fly fishing. One of the most important things to remember is not to crow........ Read More

Fly Fishing For Bass

When you mention fly fishing to people, many times they think you are fishing exclusively for trout. However, there are some amazing spots you can fly fish for trophy sized bass as well. Both largemouth and smallmouth bass abound in rivers and lakes, so why not try your hand fly fishing for bass? Many experienced fly fishermen report that bass fly fishing can be extremely challenging as well as extremely satisfying. Bass have larger mouths than trout, so your choice of lures is much mo........ Read More

Fly Fishing For Largemouth Bass

For fly fishing for bass can provide some of the most exciting fishing in the country. The largemouth bass is probably the most popular game fish in America. The popularity of fishing for bass is partly because no other freshwater fish has a wider distribution. Largemouth bass can be found from southern Canada to South America. Smallmouth bass are also excellent for fly fishing, but they prefer slightly cooler waters and are not as ever present as the largemouth variety. Generally, th........ Read More

Different Types Of Fly Fishing Casts

The art of casting is a very important skill in fly fishing. It requires gradual, synchronized movements. It helps to think of each movement, both the back cast in the forward cast, is divided into three steps. The first is loading, the second is the momentum of projection, and the third is the pause. It takes a lot of practice to master the art of casting in fly fishing. There are several types of casts. The most common of these include the basic cast, false cast, side and reverse casts........ Read More

Colorado Fly Fishing – Bait Huckin' Vs. Fly Fishin'

It was one of those fishing trips. You know, everyone catches fish but you, you loose six or eight of your most expensive streamers, it rains buckets, and you sink the boat. That’s right; I got skunked at Steamboat Lake over Memorial weekend. I was determined to show those meat huckers (worms and power bait) that a well chosen and strategically placed fly was as effective as anything a conventional fisherman could load on a hook and hang under a bobber. Well, no such luck, I got stomped. The........ Read More

Fly Fishing Waders

When you are taking up fly fishing, you will want to get a good pair of waders as part of your gear. Waders allow you to traverse waters and reach places you can’t from the shore. Fly fishers spend a lot of time on the water, but most of the time it is IN the water. You’ll want to keep warm and dry while you are fishing. You do have some choices when considering what type of waders you will want to buy. There are two different types of waders: those that come with built-in boots ........ Read More

Fly Fishing – I Know Knot What I Do

When it comes to fly fishing, tying a knot is not the most glamorous of subjects. Without a knot, however, you’ll not be snatching the Muskie of your dreams. Fly Fishing Knots First thing first, we need to get the lingo down since we wont be using illustrations in this article. Three basic terms will cover practically any aspect of the knot tying process. “Tag end” refers to the last ten inches of so of line you are holding in your hand, to wit, the pointy part you will be pushing throu........ Read More

Understanding Fly Fishing Targets On Flowing Water

When it comes to fly fishing, the jargon can get a bit overwhelming if you let it. Here’s the plain English scoop on some common terms used. Understanding Fly Fishing Targets On Flowing Water Fly fishing is many things to many people. For some, it is a zen like way to interact with nature. For others, it is test of skill in the act of competing with tricky little fish. For yet others, it is a ballet of artistic movements and techniques to obtain the perfect cast for the perfect fly placemen........ Read More

Fly Fishing Catch And Release

Once you make the decision that you want to become part off the world of fly fishing, you have to then decide if you are going to keep your catches or release them back into the water safe and sound. Some fishermen keep all the fish they catch, others release all that they catch, and some choose to use a combination of the two. These fly fishermen keep only what they are going to eat, or give to other people to eat, and release all of the other fish they catch. If you decide to practice ........ Read More

Fly Fishing Lodges

When you are going on a fly fishing trip away from your home, one of the best parts can be staying in a lodge in a rustic setting that only adds to the adventure. Many fly fishing lodges are found in remote areas, but many have the amenities that can make your stay more than enjoyable. Some people like to camp when they are on a fly fishing destination trip, but with the advent of new resort-like lodges that are springing up in popular fly fishing spots, there’s no reason why you shoul........ Read More

What Is Fly Fishing?

Fly fishing may seem like a great and easy-going hobby but it is actually a difficult sport that requires a true love for fishing and a sharp mind to understand all the instructions and the use of the equipment for fly fishing. It is different from ordinary fishing where you have a rod and a bait and then you can throw it anywhere and just wait for the fish to catch it. The art of fly fishing can be passed on from one generation to another. For those who were not lucky enough to have uncles or ........ Read More

Fly Fishing With Orvis

Orvis is one of the most well-known names in the sport of fly fishing. They are the oldest mail order company in the United States and have been catering to their customers since 1856! Orvis does have other products beside fly fishing equipment, but all of their products do cater to people who have a love of the outdoors. The biggest product line at Orvis is fly fishing gear and clothing. Their extensive collection of fly rods puts any other company to shame. They carry virtually ever........ Read More

The Five Main Types Of Fly Fishing Flies

Although there are hundreds of types of flies used for fly fishing, most of them fall into five specific categories, or types. These types are dry flies, wet flies, nymphs, streamers and buck tails, and terrestrials. The main purpose of the fly is to imitate an insect that the fish wants to eat. A dry fly imitates a natural insect that is floating on the top of the water. Fish are very sensitive to any motion of their water and how currents move the insects they want for food. In fly fis........ Read More


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