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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How to Fly Fish for Salmon (With Video)

How to Fly Fish for Salmon (With Video)

Every fly angler has their ideal fish they target. Some are traditionalists and spend all their time searching for trout. Others spend time on the ocean fishing the flats to see what they can find. There is one fish, however, that every fly angler must target in their...

11 Places to Fly Fish in Oklahoma: MAPS INCLUDED

11 Places to Fly Fish in Oklahoma: MAPS INCLUDED

Oklahoma is known as “The Sooner State” due to a great number of its settlers entering the territory to procure unclaimed land before the designated time which was set for noon on April 22, 1889. Those settlers were dubbed the “Sooners” through their almost impatient...

15 Best Flies for Salmon (Pictures Included)

15 Best Flies for Salmon (Pictures Included)

Just as you think you’ve mastered the world of fly fishing, another wrinkle is thrown your way. Learning the different methods of casting is wonderful. Understanding how to properly read a river and the tendencies of the fish is another skill every successful fly...

Do I Need Waders to Fly Fish?

Do I Need Waders to Fly Fish?

With any outdoor activity, there is always one more piece of equipment that can be purchased to improve your experience. Having a good pair of waders is one of those items. Could you get by without waders? I gues, but if being comfortable fly fishing is a priority you...

What is a BWO in Fly Fishing + How to fish with a BWO

What is a BWO in Fly Fishing + How to fish with a BWO

Few things are more embarrassing than asking an angler on their way up from the water what flies to use and not being able to understand their answer. Chances are you won’t have signal to Google the fly so you nod your head and move along. Different areas of the world...