7 Best Places to Fly Fish in August & September (Maps, Flies and More)

By August, fly anglers are in peak condition. The rust of the winter months is completely gone, waters are officially clear and the next two months are going to provide some of the best fishing opportunities of the entire year.  As the temperatures warm, the...

7 Best Places to Fly Fish in Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park is one of the few places that I’ll admit is perhaps more visually captivating than my beloved Rocky Mountains. Having grown up in the shadow of some of the West’s most iconic peaks, I’m not one who’s easily impressed by just any landscape. Acadia,...

Where to Fly Fish in Yosemite National Park [with MAPS]

Yosemite National Park is one of the most popular in the country. It had 4.5 million visitors in 2019 alone, according to the National Park Service. That puts it tied with Zion National Park in terms of visitors. While most people are drawn to Yosemite for its...

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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...

What is the BEST TIME of DAY to Fly Fish for Trout

What is the BEST TIME of DAY to Fly Fish for Trout

Someone once told me that the best time of day to fish is whenever the fish decide to bite. And this is true. Fish will feed all day long, but there are certain times of day when it’s easier to get them to fall for an artificial bait. If you opt to go in the middle of...

What is the Difference Between a WET FLY vs DRY FLY

What is the Difference Between a WET FLY vs DRY FLY

More often than not, parents refuse to answer what child they love most. There are days, however, when one becomes the clear favorite. One too many temper tantrums may push parents to consider putting one up for adoption. Fly anglers have a similar relationship with...