Tag: fly fishing

Nymph Fly Fishing for Grayling

Fly fishing using nymphs is probably the most effective technique for catching brown trout, grayling and most other species. In this episode, Cato Vivelid Monsen and Jarkko Suominen goes nymphing in a small river in the forests of North-Eastern Finland, close to the Russian border, showing you everything you need to know if you’re new to or just want to...

Freshwater Vs. Saltwater Fly Fishing

Have a question you want answered? Email it to us at [email protected] Question: "What are the differences between freshwater fly fishing and saltwater fly fishing? Do you fly fish with different rods and reels and other equipment when you fish for saltwater fish and freshwater fish?" via email Many fly anglers fish in both fresh and salt water. After...

The Harris Collection of Irish and English Fly Patterns

A two-part article in the Winter and Spring 2019 issues of The American Fly Fisher, the journal of the American Museum of Fly Fishing, explores the world’s oldest known artificial flies. The patterns date from the late 1700s and early 1800s and are part of the Harris Collection of Irish and English fly patterns at AMFF. Read more in the press release...

11th Annual Chica de Mayo

The 11th Annual Chica de Mayo will be held May 11, 2019, in Bozeman, Montana. This women’s fly fishing event educational clinics, conservation programing, new product highlights and more. "This year, we're expanding our educational offerings and also hosting an event kick off social/trunk show Friday evening," says event coordinator, Sarah Clark. "This...

AFFTA Applauds Legislation to Fund Land and Water Conservation Fund

The American Fly Fishing Trade Association has released a statement in praise of new bipartisan legislation that would permanently fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

Euro Nymphing: Hook Set Angles

Gordon Vanderpool, owner of Turning Stones Fly Fishing Guide Service from Western North Carolina talks about hook setting angles on Euro Nymphing rigs. Gordon is a coach regional coach of the US Youth Fly Fishing Team.

Profile: Fly Fishing Instructor Christopher Rownes

The similarities between professional dance and fly fishing aren't immediately obvious, but listen to Christopher Rownes talk about both and the connections become more apparent. Rownes is one of Europe's finest fly fishing instructors. In his hometown Basel, Switzerland and all around the world he teaches beginners, advanced fly fishermen and masterclasses...

"The Essential Mo"

Trout School tells the story of how Mo Bradley was part of a small group of dedicated fly fishers who in the 1960s developed new tactics for taking Kamloops trout in the dry, central plateau region of British Columbia. One cold December night, Mo called me in Vancouver from his home in Kamloops. It was just after Christmas and he was checking in. He was his...

Dally’s All Species Odyssey

Dally’s All Species Odyssey will celebrate the diversity of fish species anglers target on the fly. The competition and event will be held June 1-June 2, 2019, at Dally’s Ozark Fly Fisher in Cotter, Ark.

Fly Fishing High-Sticking & Nymphing Techniques

Nymph fishing is one of deadliest fly fishing techniques for catching trout. Pete Kutzer from the Orvis School of Fly Fishing teaches us the basics of casting nymphs, rod position (known as high-sticking) and other important tips for being successful.