Waders are a vital part of an angler’s fishing gear – I am talking about the avid fly fisher who tests different waters and depths. Hence, a fly caster can own more than one pair. These are anglers often on the go. Some guides can attest to this because having this as a full-time profession
The right size of wading boots has a massive impact on your comfort levels and how much you’ll enjoy fishing. While other features of the footwear add up to the above, size is among the primary factors that most novice anglers don’t get right. So, should you go up a size in wading boots? Sizing
Fishing waders are an essential gear for any angler who wants better access to more yielding waters because they increase the chances of catching more fish and in bigger sizes. But amidst all angling tasks, small and big accidents could occur and the most typical is falls either from slipping because of poor traction on
Wader storage is among the determinants of performance and longevity. Whether they’re the cheapest in the market or cost you your lifetime’s fortune, proper care, maintenance, and storage count. Should you hang waders after use? Yes, you can hang your waders? Sure, you can hang your waders after cleaning them to dry completely before storage.
The effects of boot pinching are far worse than wearing an extremely oversized pair. But again, both aren’t any better if we are looking at comfort and functionality, and overall longevity. So, what size boot should I get with waders? To make room for the stocking foot for men, the boot size that works best
Anglers are adventurous and experimental both with fishing tackle and apparel. You will see a fly fisher with a fishing jacket with hi-vis straps that didn’t come with it. Yes, these are really helpful if casting in foggy, misty and weather that inhibits vision. We’ve seen some modifications on fly fishing footwear but one question
The scariest thing of all time for any angler is drowning. You could be standing on the shores fishing in the jetties or are up on slippery rocks testing if a fish likes your fly. Before you know it, you have lost balance, slipped and dunked into the water. If you don’t have a snugly
Fly fishing apparel are specifically designed for the sport – to suit different weather condition, offer utmost functionality when worn, and give optimum comfort. But, you need to be well informed when selecting any to get the best out of your purchase. Waders are the most typical gear among anglers and we’ve heard and read
Even the toughest of waders get snagged eventually. Let no manufacturer convince you that their waders are 100% strong and tear-free (we are used to marketing gimmicks like this). At some point in time, you need to deal with a puncture, a tear, a gaped seam, or unraveled stitches, which are causes of wader leakage.
Polyleaders were developed originally by Airflo UK to help with casting turnover. Before they were developed hand made tapered leaders were probably the best way to get the energy from the cast to slow down to present the fly gently on the water. However homemade tied tapered leaders don’t start with the same profile as