Many know it as Illinois but anglers have always called it the Great Lakes Region. Not because the name appeals to them. The area indeed has numerous lakes which makes it one of the best fly fishing destinations for traveling anglers. Your level of skill doesn’t matter. You definitely will find a favorable spot that
In the last post we looked at the fly fishing reel which holds the fly fishing line. The fly line is the part that takes the flies out into the water so we can catch fish and trout. In traditional bait and spin fishing the line either monofilament, fluorocarbon or braid, is a lot thinner
Fly fishing in the summer is like enjoying a chilled cola in the scorching sun. Many anglers who prefer casting in the heat prefer to step out in summer because winter can be testing and unbearable. Summer sees everything aligned for a fun day on the water – the hatches are plenty, no unpredictable weather,
The next thing to consider in the building of our fly fishing kit is the fly fishing reel. This piece of equipment is required to hold the fly line. Truth be told we could fish without it but you would have a lot of fly line lying around your feet causing all sorts of mayhem.
So in the last post we talked in general about trout fly fishing and what equipment is required to start off as a beginner. Now we shall go into more depth in each area so you can better understand the sport. In this post we shall discuss the differences in the makes and models of
Florida is the fun state in the USA. Talk of the gorgeous beaches, stunning theme parks, family fun venues, warm weather, delicious seafood, and so much more. But, can you fly fish in Florida? Sure! Florida boasts hundreds of fly fishing opportunities across the state that is why it is called the world’s fishing capital.
Trout fishing is a great pass time and I find it even better when using a fly fishing rod. Fly fishing is the sport of casting a fly using a fly rod out onto the water. This is different than fishing with a spinning rod, bait rod or jerk rod as flies are tied using
Times are changing, and so are the things we love. So much has happened in the past few years, and if anything, most of us have realized the importance of living and enjoying the moment. Anglers will tell you how much they missed their local waters, and thought their hopes of traveling to cast in
You have probably been scouting online for angling spots, seeking recommendations here and there, watching the Tube to see what’s out there, and reading blogs to know where next to go with your combos. Several options come up, and you are left to decide between enclosed spots and random waters, if you are the hopping
Fly fishing has rapidly grown across the USA, and you will tell by the end of this article that it knows zero bounds. Whether you are looking to identify a favorite stream, or test your flies in the salt flats, there is so much to explore with your rod outfits. Top fly fishing destinations in