How To Set Up A Fly Reel

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MidCurrent, a very informative fly fishing web site, has an excellent video from Tim Flagler on “How to Set up a Fly Reel”, explaining how to load backing and fly line onto your new fly reel. Not only does Tim show you how and how to determine how much… but along the way he shows […] Read more »

The Big Walnut- Late September – Low Water

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Fly fishing in low water conditions can sometimes be a tough gig; truth is I have found that usually it is all or none. The water while being low…can create a ‘fish in the aquarium’ situation, making for potentially easy fishing; it also adds a definite level of difficulty as the water is usually clear […] Read more »

Fly Fish a Mouse Pattern

Hi folks…. here is a great article from another fishing web site that demonstrates how to fly fish a mouse pattern. It is very well written and for sure, lots can be learned from the article and the illustrations. If you haven’t ever fly fished with a mouse pattern, you are missing out on some […] Read more »

Three Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Streamer Fishing

Just this week I read a short but interesting piece on MidCurrent Fly Fishing News (if you don’t subscribe to it….it is a weekly blurb online and well worth the time). The topic was the three things I wish I had known when I started fly fishing. This got me thinking and therefore, below, are […] Read more »

What Fly Should I Use – Part Three

So glad you are back with me once again…this is the third and final part in our series on “What Fly to Use”. In our first part we talked about finding out what kind of fly-guy you really are… Part 2 took a look at presentation, size and confidence in a fly. Today we are going […] Read more »

What Fly Should I Use – Part Two

In a previous post we discussed part one of ‘what fly to use’, in part 1 we discussed finding out what kind of fly fishermen you really are…knowing that your ‘leanings’ would dictate what fly would be best for you in various situations. Obviously some of this is also based on what types of equipment […] Read more »