The Best Fly Fishing Attire for Comfort and Flexibility

I’ve always said being comfortable will help you catch more fish.  Being warm wading or protected from the sun gives you a chance to relax.  Being relaxed lets you get into the right mindset, soaking in the surroundings and reacting to subtle strikes. If...

Can You Catch Pike on a Fly? (I Find Out)

I think it’s the teeth.  When I was a kid, for fun whenever I caught a pike I’d keep it and cut the head off.  Then I’d put the head on one of those ant piles you see.  If other critters would stay away for a month or so I’d end up with a pike skull...

What is the Best Fishing Multi-Tool? (I’ve Got 5 That Are All Great)

The success of any fishing trip can be determined by numerous factors, with the main one being the quality of the tools you use for tackling lots of small tasks on the boat. Unfortunately, carrying multiple devices isn't practical; therefore, you need a reliable...

About Guide Recommended

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The Best Rods, Reels & Line for Nymph Fishing

The Best Rods, Reels & Line for Nymph Fishing

Before we dive into the specifics of what makes the best fly rod, reel, and line for nymph fishing, a quick note of encouragement: You can fish nymphs successfully with practically any fly rod. Just because we get into the technical aspects of nymph fishing gear,...

How to Select the Best Wading Staff (A Guides View)

How to Select the Best Wading Staff (A Guides View)

There are few parts of fly fishing that are truly frightening, but the idea of wading sets many anglers on edge. The first time I waded into the Boulder River in Montana taught me about the power of water and that no fish was worth the risk of serious injury. It’s...

How Fly Fishing Reels Work

How Fly Fishing Reels Work

Are you wondering how the fly fishing reels work? After all, unlike the spinning reels, which are all-round fishing gear used for a wide range of purposes, fly fishing reel is only used to cast artificial flies. And with fly fishing dealing with casting the line with...

Can You Fly Fish in A Lake? I Find Out!

Can You Fly Fish in A Lake? I Find Out!

Generally, the 11 types of lakes found on the planet can be grouped into three classes depending on their biological productivity level. And if you have never caught trout in these different groups of lakes, then I am sure you wonder, can you fly fish in a lake? Well,...

What to Wear Wet Wading (Fly Fishing Gear Guide)

What to Wear Wet Wading (Fly Fishing Gear Guide)

When it comes to what’s on the forefront of a fly angler’s mind before a day on the water, what to wear is usually low on the list. Flies, rod and reel choice and the ideal fishing spot is what most of us focus on before we go. We likely have a trusty pair of waders...