Are Fly Fishing Reels Reversible? (With Video)

Fly fishing reels will forever be the unsung heroes of a fly fishing outfit. While rods and line should absolutely be the priority, it’s important to understand the features of fly reels and the necessary aspects of them that help them perform. I’ve lost too many fish...

How to Fly Fish with Cicadas [Plus an Easy Fly to Tie]

A BUZZ is in the air.  Like clockwork Cicada’s hatch and swarm in different parts of the US.  These buzzing bugs are the perfect meal for Bass, Trout, Carp and Striper.  The trick fly fishing the cicada hatch is being in right place at the right...

How to Fly Fish with the Adams Fly [Fish & Tie]

I’ve been thinking of going some videos where I would tie a fly and use that single fly to catch dinner.  I could call it “Fly Fish for Survival” or “Tie and Fry”.  If it was a dry fly, I’d pick the Adams.  If it was a streamer, I’d pick a muddler...

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Are Fly Fishing Reels Reversible? (With Video)

Are Fly Fishing Reels Reversible? (With Video)

Fly fishing reels will forever be the unsung heroes of a fly fishing outfit. While rods and line should absolutely be the priority, it’s important to understand the features of fly reels and the necessary aspects of them that help them perform. I’ve lost too many fish...

How to Fly Fish with the Adams Fly [Fish  & Tie]

How to Fly Fish with the Adams Fly [Fish & Tie]

I’ve been thinking of going some videos where I would tie a fly and use that single fly to catch dinner.  I could call it “Fly Fish for Survival” or “Tie and Fry”.  If it was a dry fly, I’d pick the Adams.  If it was a streamer, I’d pick a muddler...

Flying with Fly Fishing Gear (Learn the Tricks)

Flying with Fly Fishing Gear (Learn the Tricks)

The anticipation of a fly fishing trip puts a smile on any angler’s face. The days before the trip are spent organizing gear, planning out the days and hoping the weather holds. Depending on the destination, flying may be necessary. Flying with fishing gear can be...

11 Fly Fishing Tactics to Catch Selective Trout

11 Fly Fishing Tactics to Catch Selective Trout

As I make my way down the riverbank, I see a couple shadows flash and disappear.  I curse myself for not being more wary.   I start to think about what makes a trout selective, I’m sure we could get into the debate about how smart trout are, but I tend...