Best Carp Flies

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Carp fishing is a popular sport, and for good reason. Carp are abundant in many waterways, they’re aggressive feeders, and they put up a great fight when caught. In order to be successful at carp fishing, you need to use the best bait aka best carp flies. One of the most popular baits for carp … Read more

How Graphite Fly Rods are Made

How graphite fly rods are made

If you are anything like me, you get curious about how various things are made. I wondered for years about how exactly graphite was so perfectly formed into the fly rods that we use. The process is very interesting, yet not quite as complex as you might imagine.  In the following video, we will see … Read more

How To Find Discount Fly Rods

Sage rod for sale on ebay deeply discounted

If you have ever done some shopping for fly rods, you have certainly noticed that some high end rods are extremely pricey. However it is possible to get smoking deals on used gear of all types. Ebay Probably the best place to search for high end used gear is Ebay. You can get drastic discounts … Read more

Fly Fishing Clothing

Fly fishing clothing choices

This post was last updated on June 1st, 2022 at 11:00 pm How Does Normal Clothing Differ From Fly Fishing Attire? Chances are you have seen the way fly fisherman choose to dress differently than most people, there is a good reason for that; every piece of clothing is optimized for a purpose in this … Read more

The History of the Royal Coachman Fly

Hand tied Royal Coachman fly pattern

This post was last updated on January 15th, 2016 at 10:46 pmGetting Hooked on the Royal Coachman Fly Spring is in the air and if you’re an avid fisherman, you know that sparks an itch to fish and cast your flies in both familiar and unfamiliar waters, in hopes of catching something beyond your hook … Read more

Best Trout Nets

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This post was last updated on July 27th, 2021 at 08:03 pmStyles and Materials of Various Trout Nets This might seem like a mundane subject, but there are a lot of different net styles to choose from. Here I will go over some of the styles offered and why I have chosen the models that … Read more

Fly Fishing Rods for Steelhead – Rod Weight, Reel and Line Choices

This post was last updated on June 1st, 2022 at 11:00 pm Choosing a Fly rod For Steelhead You might be able to convert an existing trout rod you already own into your steelhead rod. Lets go over what size rod is appropriate and what you should consider. Generally I would opt for a crisp … Read more

Fly Fishing Kayak

Stable fly fishing kayak

This post was last updated on June 1st, 2022 at 11:00 pm


Various Kayaks For FlyFishing

There seems to be a lot of great looking new kayaks to hit the market that should be more than suitable for easy fly fishing. Here I will outline some models that stand out to me. Some of these are very interesting and should be considered if you cannot use a drift boat, and/or often fish alone. Lets get right into it..

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