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Fly Fishing Mind Therapy for Relaxation and Anti-depression

Fly Fishing Mind Therapy for Relaxation and Anti-depression

Is Fly Fishing replacing Bird Watching and Yoga? A lot of people who don’t or don’t intend to kick-start fly fishing are unaware of this. Putting that fishing combo into use is therapeutic. It is powerful how we can heal each other through water activities. It has...

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How to Fly Fish from a Boat – Tips for a Newbie.

How to Fly Fish from a Boat – Tips for a Newbie.

A fervent angler will tell you that there is nothing like bad weather. There are bad tactics, bad products, and poor skills. While some anglers wade and some fish from the shores or banks, others choose to have time afloat. Regardless of how successful or unlucky the...

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How to European Nymph Fly Fish – No Bobber, No Weights

How to European Nymph Fly Fish – No Bobber, No Weights

Euro-nymphing methods were first introduced in competitions in the 1980s. Since then, the technique has grown with various special rigging and casting methods. The rules are strict and to stick to the game, you have to adhere to them. Anglers are to use leaders as...

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2019 International Fly Tackle Dealer Show (IFTD) Awards

2019 International Fly Tackle Dealer Show (IFTD) Awards

Denver, Colorado, USA is the birthplace of the International Fly Tackle Dealer Show despite being held in other locations each year. Tackle Trade World is IFTD’s biggest sponsor and American Fly Fishing Tackle Association the organizers. We must agree that this year’s...

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Lady Fly Angler Profiles – Power, Pride and Potential

Lady Fly Angler Profiles – Power, Pride and Potential

More and more women are craving water. Either for healing, joy, adventure or as a profession. What was initially a male-dominated sport is now seeing a turn of situations. Straight from the manufacturing department to the actualization of the sport, it is enough to...

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Fly Fishing vs Lure Fishing – Whats the Difference?

Fly Fishing vs Lure Fishing – Whats the Difference?

‘’Fly fishing, lure fishing, spin fishing, bait fishing, bait casting, trolling, spinning, and Spey fishing. It is all fishing. What matters is you made a chase or a catch’’ brags a proud novice angler who is elated to find himself amidst a group of buddies with tools...

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Benefits of Breathable Chest Waders for Fly Fishing

Benefits of Breathable Chest Waders for Fly Fishing

While fishing especially fly fishing it is always a good idea to wade in the water. This does come with the responsibility to check if the water is wadeable, for instance the bottom is within reach and not too rocky to make it dangerous.  If the conditions are safe...

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EFTTEX 2019 Best New Fly Fishing Products – Award Winners

EFTTEX 2019 Best New Fly Fishing Products – Award Winners

The fly fishing season typically peaks in the spring season and goes on to early summer. It tones down I late summer to the year’s early time and once again dwindles in winter and in early spring. During this time, there is more than fly fishing that goes on. By now,...

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How to Fly Fish – Tips for the beginner.

How to Fly Fish – Tips for the beginner.

Have you ever thought about learning how to fly fish?  It may be you have watched a fly fishing angler casting a trout rod across a river or lake and wondered could you do that. Well I can tell you that fly fishing is no harder to perform than lure fishing when you...

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How to read a Fish Finder Screen

How to read a Fish Finder Screen

Introduction to Fish Finders Whether you are looking to spend 300 dollars or 3000 dollars, you are looking for the best fish finder you can buy for the money you are able to spend. Obviously, one of you main concerns is if it will help you to locate and find fish for...

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Some Useful Knots for Fly Fishing

Some Useful Knots for Fly Fishing

Mikael Frodin a top fly tyer, salmon angler, guide and instructor has done a series of knots for fly fishing. Mikael if you are not familiar with works for Guideline Fly Fishing testing and helping to design products. A master shooting head caster Mikael has helped...

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Nymph Patterns for Trout

Nymph Patterns for Trout

Of the many trout fly categories available nymphs are one of my favorites. They come in many shapes, styles and colors but they are mostly fished as a wet fly sinking the nymph down to the feeding fish.Nymphs are used to mimic the natural waterborne nymph creatures...

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Dry Trout Fly Patterns

Dry Trout Fly Patterns

One of the main groups of trout fly pattern is dry fly. These are tied with a bushy appearance sometimes with a split wing sitting tied in spinner style. A great material used on many patterns is CDC or cul-de-canard or duck’s bottom as it is close to the preen gland...

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Wet Trout Fly Patterns

Wet Trout Fly Patterns

There are only two types of trout fishing flies light and dark within these there are many sub categories and types including dries, nymphs, sedges, midges, daddies, bumbles, and many more. One of the main groups and the one we are interested here in is wet trout fly...

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Best Fly Fishing Techniques

Best Fly Fishing Techniques

Can Stock Photo Tackle - get your set up ready! For the purpose of this post we will assume you are already set up with a balanced fly fishing kit. If not then check out this posts here how to setup your fly line to get you started. This is not a definitive list of...

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Shooting Head Lake Fishing

Shooting Head Lake Fishing

Fly fishing on a still water is a lot different to fishing a river as the water in front of you is usually fairly motionless. On a river the flow of the river allows tension to be kept on the fly line to allow for easier casting. On a still water or lake this can be...

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How To Use Fly Line Backing

How To Use Fly Line Backing

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...

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Fly Fishing Unleashed Review

Fly Fishing Unleashed Review

PRODUCT REVIEW: Fly Fishing Unleashed COMPANY: Betterflyfishing.com  PRICE: $29.95 WHO WOULD BUY THIS: Any beginners who are new to fly fishing or looking to learn how to fly fish. Fly Fishing Unleashed is the work of William Carter, a full-time fly fisherman with...

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Best Flies for Brown Trout

Best Flies for Brown Trout

We all have our own idea what flies we think should be good to fish for wild brown trout but just because we think it doesn't mean they will work. Here we will discuss some of the best flies for brown trout and ones you would be wise to carry with you on your next...

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How to Tie Fishing Knots

How to Tie Fishing Knots

There is one thing that you need to master when it comes to fly fishing and that is how to tie fishing knots. It doesn't make a difference if you have the best rod, reel and line along with the best selection of flies if your gear is not tied together with good...

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Best Fluorocarbon Fishing Line

Best Fluorocarbon Fishing Line

Before we consider what is the best fluorocarbon fishing line let us discuss the properties and characteristics of this leader material. When it comes to fly fishing the introduction of fluorocarbon may be one of the most outstanding developments since the creation of...

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