Fly Fishing Tips

Tips to help you become a better fly fisherman or woman.

Fly Fishing 101 (Part 1)

I am not sure how best to describe fly fishing…is it art or science? I think that on its best day it is a little of both. What I do know is that it is a form of fishing that I can’t get enough of and find myself longing for the next opportunity, the next […]

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Fly Fishing Weighted Lines

Recently I spent my spring break in Missouri…in fact I went to one of my most favorite and haunting places; Bennet Spring. The days preceding our arrival had been wet one; several inches fell upon the south central area and left the streams filled to the top. The venerable Bennet Spring is usually gin clear […]

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Creating Lag With Your Float Tube

If you are a stream, or moving water fly-fisher then I know you understand lag in your line and that lag is created by the flowing or moving water. The same can, and in the right situation, should be created while fishing in your float tube. First… How … You need to put the bank […]

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Leave It Alone – Streamer Fishing Tip

So you are streamer fishing…let’s say you are trout fishing with a wooly bugger and you have worked on and maybe even perfected your strip set and bang, there on the other end was the tug you have been waiting for; you make your quick, short strip, but no fish. Now what…leave it alone. Leave […]

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Streamer Fishing And The Strip Set

If you are a streamer fishermen or have wanted to be, then you need to learn how to strip set….NOTHING you do will reap more benefits than learning how to give it the ole’ lawn mower start.  Yes, just like you were starting your everyday lawn mower….let’s see how? No matter what line you are […]

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How To Troll Small Ponds And Lakes With A Float Tube

Here’s a tip on how to use your float tube to troll while fly fishing small ponds and lakes. This method is best if used with a sinking line or sink tip line. Make a long cast, allow the line to sink and then start kicking backwards and just like you were driving a boat, […]

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