The life experiences of an angler are almost similar to those of a driver – you are in your lane this minute, and the other you are veering off the road for whichever reason. Or, your breaks work well until not enough friction is put on the wheels, then you experience failure. You see, as
When setting up your fly fishing rod one of the pieces that often seems to get missed or not correctly applied is the need for proper quality fly line backing. Some anglers have just put the fly line directly onto the reel and wondered why they lost their fish after a short burst downstream. Others
You might be planning a trip outside your usual residence, and wondering whether you can take a fishing rod as hand luggage. Worry not, since this article covers fishing rod and tackle transportation as hand luggage, and the correct method of carrying your rod without risking damage, or breaking any rules. Fishing rod and selected
A toast to these hard-fought efforts that have seen the U.S.A Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Biden’s Administration pass the Final Determination that prohibits the Pebble Mine and safeguarding fisheries, communities, and the economy in Bristol Bay. The announcement comes with backing from section 404c of the Clean Water Act. Upon finalization, the prohibition and
One of the most heated debates among fishermen is about the topic of fly fishing vs. regular fishing. Fly fishing is primarily characterized by its unique gear – fly rods and flies, which anglers use as bait. The whole concept of this sport is trying to match the hatch and lure them with your fly.
Winters in most states are brutal as temperatures drop to the negatives. While others are huddling next to fires inside because of mercury-bottomed thermo readings, some anglers take this chance to get the best the season offers in their favorite spots. Adventure in the cold is rewarding, and knowing how to stay warm winter fly
Fly fishing rods are fishing poles specifically built for anglers who fish using flies; they are like any other fishing rod in most ways but also quite different. Its broad manufacturing principle is similar to those of other fishing rods; however, some aspects and features make it unique to its fishing style, techniques and methods.
Did you know that a selection of antique fly fishing rods costs up to $2000? Yes, that much for a fishing rod you would have bought today at a sixteenth of the price. You must be wondering what is unique about them for anyone to have such a fat price tag on them. Could it
The fly fishing setup requires a fly rod, reel, line, and flies. These are considered primary pieces of gear but you need a leader and tippet material to connect the trout flies to the fly line before casting. In fly fishing, leaders and tippets offer almost invisible transitions from the anglers’ lines to their flies.
Fly anglers have a sea of rod options to wade through these days. Hunters are known to fixate themselves on riffles – they focus on the tiniest details that make a functional gun, and that fascinates me. What about how fly fishers view their rods? Few will spend time delving into the raw technical information