What Is False Casting in Fly Fishing?

The mechanics of casting a fly rod is fairly simple: weighted fly line is used to create momentum through false casting. That momentum is used to bend the fly rod, which propels the fly forward and onto the water when the fisherman decides to actually cast. But, while...

9 Best Places to Fly Fish in Kentucky: MAPS INCLUDED

What I love about fly fishing is that it is the perfect "Add On" to any trip. Im planning on passing through Kentucky this year, and I have a day available to toss a fly. Being a northern boy, I thought it might be tough to find some cold-water to hunt trout in...

11 Best Places to Fly Fish in Michigan: Maps Included

If someone asked me what is the best state to fly fish I'd say Michigan. Yes, I'm bias Michigan is my home state, but with 1000s of miles of water front and awesome public access, I could spend a lifetime fly fishing here and never fish it all.Michigan has a...

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What Is False Casting in Fly Fishing?

The mechanics of casting a fly rod is fairly simple: weighted fly line is used to create momentum through false casting. That momentum is used to bend the fly rod, which propels the fly forward and onto the water when the fisherman decides to actually cast. But, while...

What is Greased Line Fly Fishing

In the fish world, age is just a number. Fish don't care that the greased line fly fishing method is well over a hundred years old. They still fall for the presentation and it always leads to an eventful experience on the water. What is Greased Line Fly Fishing? The...