7 Best Places to Fly Fish in July (Maps, Flies and More)

Fly anglers wait all year for the month of July. At this point of the year, everything necessary for a successful day on the water aligns and anglers find themselves consistently catching fish. Gone are the days of runoff, minimal hatches and unpredictable weather....

9 Best Places to Fly Fish in Texas (Maps, Flies and More)

Everything is bigger in Texas- including the fish. The Lone Star State is a hotbed for bass fishing. Anglers travel from all over the world to try and catch a double digit fish in the thousands of lakes spread across the state. The majority of these anglers use spin...

7 Best Places to Fly Fish in May (Maps, Flies and More)

In the world of fly fishing, May can be a tricky month. Many areas of the world are in a transition between seasons and our waters receive the brunt of these changes. In the west, mountain snow packs are beginning to melt and fill the rivers at a rapid rate. In other...

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7 Best Places to Fly Fish in April (Maps Included)

7 Best Places to Fly Fish in April (Maps Included)

For fly anglers, April is the start of new beginnings. After sitting inside for months due to the cold weather, April provides warmer temperatures and ample opportunities to spend time on the water. The hatches become more plentiful, the water flow starts to steady...

Learn to Fly Fish (Step by Step with VIDEOS)

Learn to Fly Fish (Step by Step with VIDEOS)

Everybody’s fly fishing career tells a story. For some, it’s a love poem and for others it’s more like a short news blurb. Those who have tried to fly fish all have a deep respect for it; even if they quit. Between the intricacies of the techniques/gear and...

Understanding Fly Fishing Hooks (Size Charts and PDF)

Understanding Fly Fishing Hooks (Size Charts and PDF)

If you’re new to the fly tying world and a video starts with something like, “Oh, you’re going to need a 4x hook with a 2x long shank and a dumbbell bead to start,” don’t worry. You’re not alone in your confusion. The world of fly tying is layered. However, like many...