15 Best Flies For Bluegill [with Video and Setup]

15 Best Flies For Bluegill [with Video and Setup]

In fishing, it’s sometimes best to take things back to the start. Getting in touch with your roots and the things that made you fall in love with fishing can remind you why it’s the best hobby in the world. Fishing for bluegills is where many anglers started. These...
What is Mending in Fly Fishing (With Video)

What is Mending in Fly Fishing (With Video)

Successful fly anglers pay close attention to the details. It’s easy to get distracted by fly choice, long casts and unnecessary adjustments on the water. At the end of the day, if you can’t present a fly naturally, you’ll struggle to catch fish. It’s imperative that...
Is Fly Fishing Hard to Learn?

Is Fly Fishing Hard to Learn?

I recently got married, and when my wife introduces me to her friends or family whom I haven’t yet met, she always tells folks that I’m a fly fisherman. Inevitably, people ask if it’s hard to learn, because they see the long rods, piles of line, and graceful, arcing...
How to Set the Hook When Fly Fishing

How to Set the Hook When Fly Fishing

A few years back, I was on the Utah section of the Green River with my friend Ryan Kelly. Ryan’s one of the best fishermen I know, and he was busy trying to teach me how to throw streamers while also rowing the drift boat. I hadn’t fished streamers much at all in my...