The Timing of Your Fly Fishing Hookset For Trout

Timing of your hookset for trout

This post was last updated on November 15th, 2014 at 10:22 pmHow to Properly Time Your Fly Fishing Hookset for Trout Under Various Conditions The speed of your hookset will have to change to accommodate the various trout species and also the water in which you are fishing. Nearly every day on the river I … Read more

History of Fly Fishing

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This post was last updated on August 15th, 2021 at 11:26 pmWelcome to the history of fly fishing! Now, some fly fishing enthusiasts will probably know the entire history of fly fishing. However, for those of you who are slightly less clued up, here’s a brief summary of the glorious history of the sport. We’ll … Read more

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

A nice steelhead caught by steve cornetet

This post was last updated on December 24th, 2014 at 07:31 pmChoosing 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 7 … Read more

How to Tie a Cinch Knot (not improved cinch)

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This post was last updated on August 4th, 2021 at 07:35 pm How to Tie a Cinch Knot (Clinch Knot/Fishermens Knot) AKA Fisherman’s Knot and Clinch Knot among other names. This is such a great simple knot, that I am not sure why anyone would ever tie any other type in most situations. I am … Read more

Proper Hook set Technique For Trout With a Fly Rod

Proper hookset for flyfishing trout.

This post was last updated on March 18th, 2016 at 08:18 pmHow to Properly Set the Hook With a Fly Rod (for trout) Fly fishing for trout is a whole different ballgame than fishing for bonefish or tarpon. Personally I don’t fish the saltwater very often, but I do know that the hooksetting technique seems … Read more

Fly Reel Setup – How to Tie Fly Line, Backing and Knots

How to Setup a Fly Reel

This post was last updated on August 8th, 2021 at 07:13 pmSetting your fly rod and reel cn seem overwhelming, but with the right steps, it becomes a simple process. This task is easy if you know a few knots and should only take a couple minutes to accomplish. There are a few things you … Read more

How to Fly Fish a River for Trout

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This post was last updated on July 30th, 2021 at 10:49 am When it comes to how to fly fish a river for trout, there’s a lot to consider. You will likely have heard people talk about fishing the Foam while river fly fishing, but what does that mean? Here I will explain and also … Read more

Large Arbor Reels vs Small Arbor Reels

Different fly fishing reel types

This post was last updated on August 8th, 2021 at 04:07 pmThere are a couple types of fly fishing reel options to consider before investing your hard earned money into one. There are two major types of reels. These are the large arbor reels and the small arbor reels. There is also a less common … Read more

Fly Fishing Leader and Tippet Sizes

Choose the right size tippet and leaders for fly fishing.

This post was last updated on September 1st, 2021 at 07:32 pmThere are a number of different fly fishing leader and tippet sizes. Each size fish will require one of a different size. Here I will outline the differences, so you are sure to make the proper choice for your fishing needs. How to Choose … Read more