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FLY FISHING WITH CHIRONOMIDS: THE ESSENTIALS

<b>FLY SELECTION</b><p>Flies should be at least a little different from the naturals to attract attention to your patterns.<p>Small differences can make a huge …

MUSKY FLY FISHING: THE HUNT with RICK KUSTICH

<b>KEY TAKEAWAYS: MUSKY FLY FISHING</b><p><b>BASICS OF HUNTING MUSKIES WITH A FLY</b><p>Have proper expectations when fishing for muskies.<br>• In general, practice weight …

CLOUSER MINNOW: DIFFERENT TYING OPTIONS

<b>FLY DESIGN OF THIS PARTICULAR CLOUSER MINNOW</b><p>With this particular version of the Clouser Minnow, we work with synthetic materials: lots of flash and …

GREAT LAKES CARP: LESSONS FROM CARP FLY FISHING

Fly fishing for carp on the Great Lakes, particularly Lake Michigan, is one of the most enjoyable experiences a freshwater fly angler can have. We’ve …

BULL REDFISH ON THE FLY IN LOUISIANA

<b>KEY TAKEAWAYS: PLANNING A TRIP FOR LOUISIANA BULL REDFISH</b><p>Major areas of Louisiana: Chandeleur Islands, the Biloxi Marsh, Empire, Buras, Venice, the …

MUSKY ON THE FLY: HAVING A MUSKY MINDSET

Knowing each individual fishery is hugely important. When you fish each body of water, hit key spots as outlined below, and let any musky you move or …

EQUALIZER BASS FLY PATTERN

<b>FLY DESIGN</b><p>In this fly, which is primarily a bass fly, this predominant shape was tied closely to the function of the fly as well. Many flies have …

FLY FISHING SALTWATER: TIDES DETERMINE SUCCESS

<b>KEY TAKEAWAYS: FLY FISHING SALTWATER AND TIDES</b><p>The sun’s and the moon’s gravitational pull determine the type of tide.<br>• The new moon and the full moon …

BIG SMALLMOUTH BASS FLY FISHING IN RIVERS

<b>KEY TAKEAWAYS: TROPHY RIVER SMALLMOUTH BASS FLY FISHING</b><p>Know your river since many rivers in the Lower Peninsula of Michigan have smallmouth that tend …

STILLWATER FLY FISHING AND SINKING LINES

<b>KEY TAKEAWAYS: STILLWATER FLY FISHING WITH SINKING LINES</b><p>Fishing stillwaters gives you a lot of peace and quiet, less crowds, big fish, comfortable …

SWINGING GREAT LAKES STEELHEAD AND BEYOND

The diversity of the swinging experience is surpassed by nowhere else in the world and offers different venues and flavors of fishing through Canada …

GOTCHA! BIG ANDROS ISLAND BONEFISH

Bonefish are often the first flats fish that anglers encounter, and these same anglers can catch these fish right away with few problems in most …

TROPHY CARP FLY FISHING

Trophy carp fly fishing is something that John Bartlett has specialized in for years now, and he is among the top carp fly anglers in the world when …

SWINGING FOR STEELHEAD AND SALMON: AN INTRO

<b>SURFACE SWINGING AND SUBSURFACE SWINGING: APPROACH AND TIPS</b><p><b>SURFACE SWINGING</b><p>Going for the most aggressive fish in the system.<br>• When you swing a fly on …

STRIPED BASS FLY FISHING CHESAPEAKE BAY

There is a ton of great information on fly fishing Chesapeake Bay in this podcast, but here are some more detailed notes from the podcast.<p>During the …

ENRICO PUGLISI BAITFISH PATTERN SHAD

Enrico Puglisi fibers and other fly tying materials have really given us a lot of great options tying a given baitfish pattern. They make …

ENRICO PUGLISI BLUEGILL AND SUNFISH BASS FLY

Smaller fish never know what lies below the depths or what is lurking in the shadows. This was the case when I took my kids out to catch bluegills …

THE ESSENTIAL HOLLOW FLEYE PATTERN

The genius that is Bob Popovics has created some of the most game-changing fly patterns and techniques in modern fly fishing. His laboratory is the …

FLY FISHING GREAT LAKES STEELHEAD AND BROWN TROUT 2

Once we have an understanding of the Great Lakes steelhead and brown-trout density and the factors affecting our general approach, it helps to …

FLY FISHING GREAT LAKES STEELHEAD AND BROWN TROUT 1

The biggest challenge when fly fishing for Great Lakes steelhead and lake-run brown trout is finding the fish. This is very different from stream …

Five Tips for Sight Fishing on Cloudy Days

I just returned from an extraordinary flats fishing trip to Christmas Island, in the central Pacific Ocean. And though the fish were plentiful, the …

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SHRIMP FLY PATTERNS WITH INTERNAL COLOR

There are a ton of shrimp fly patterns out there. If it came right down to it, we could all be very successful with superb casting and four to five …

THE VERSATILE DUBBING EGG FLY PATTERN

Egg patterns, more times than not, blur the line between food and triggers. Among the most important triggers are the color, shape, and size. Egg …

POTATO CHIP GOBY CARP, BASS, BONEFISH FLY

Gobies are succulent morsels in the world of the fish and are found quite often on flats. This can include saltwater flats for big bonefish or the …

UNDERSTANDING DIFFERENT FLY ACTIONS IS KEY TO FLY FISHING SUCCESS | Toflyfish

Fly anglers are known for their love of “matching the hatch”. This tendency is, of course, connected to fly fishing’s close development with insect …

CRAFT FUR HOLLOW FLEYE

There are so many minnow patterns out there that it can make your head spin. Many of these patterns are simply profile fly patterns with limited …

TROUT AND STEELHEAD STEALTH NINJAS

Stealth when fly fishing for trout and steelhead (yes, I know steelhead are trout) in rivers is often seen in two ways. The anglers using stealth are …

HOPPER FLY PATTERN: MR. PEANUT HOPPER

Hopper fly patterns are a ton of fun to fish. They’re not always the ticket, but when fish are looking for them, big fish are not shy about munching …

STREAMER FLIES: SUBTLETIES OF MEAT & MIKE SCHMIDT

Streamer flies have a tendency to get lost in a vast sea of bunny and deer hair. The common term for these flies is “meat”—“we threw meat today”. …

ARTICULATED STREAMERS: ARTICULATION

Articulated streamers, or articulated flies in general, are decades old. However, articulated streamers have really become hugely popular within the …