I find it is a good idea to check through all your fly fishing equipment in the month or two before the fishing season starts.
There’s nothing worse than turning up for your first day’s fishing to find that something is missing, or the floating line is sinking, or the flies are mixed up or the wrong size, or the reel has jammed up; need I go on.
I am sure these and many more problems have happened to us all at some time or another so let’s see what we can do
continue reading>> Fly Fishing Equipment – Pre Season Checkup
In Fly Fishing Basics part 2 we take a look at the two building blocks of fly fishing:
The Roll Cast and The Overhead Cast The Roll Cast
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We use ‘clock face principal’ where your rod tip is pointing to the water at 8 o’clock and pointing vertically at 12 o’clock Grip the rod as if you are shaking hands with someone Start with the rod tip at the water (8 0′clock) Lift your rod to the 12 o’clock position with your thumb, pointing vertically, just off your right eye (assuming you are right
continue reading>> Fly Fishing Basics | Part 2
These fly fishing basics are part 1 of a series which I will do my best to update as often as possible. In the video below, I give you some basic tips on rods and reels and I also talk a little about fly fishing vests. In this post, however, I will go into a little more detail about your basic fly fishing outfit.
I’m putting these basic tips together really for
continue reading>> Fly Fishing Basics | Part 1