Fly Fishing Tips

Tips to help you become a better fly fisherman or woman.

Video – How To Strip And Strip Set

The following video was shot at Midland Lake in the Hillenbrand FWA located just north of Linton, Indiana. The video shows you the basics of stripping a streamer as well as how to set the hook using a strip set. I am fishing for bass and using a white bunny leech pattern tied with deer […]

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Video – How To Tie A Wooly Bugger

Every fly fisherman has a wooly bugger pattern and this is the one that I tie and have had much success on. As you will notice in the video, I tie in a long tail and do so because you can always trim the tail while on the water. This pattern is a trout killer […]

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A Fly-Fisherman’s Tip To Cure The Biting Gnats

Well…if you have been outdoors, you know that the gnats or no-seeums are on the scene this time of year and can really wreak some havoc with our fly-fishing. Here’s two things that will help to keep them from ruining your fishing. The first is simple, buy a head net or a hat with a […]

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Stringer Readiness – Float Tube Fishing Tip

If you are using your float tube, often you will find times when you need a stringer and one simple remedy is to buy a low priced, metal stringer and attach it to your “D” ring on the right, rear side of the float tube. Next, fold the stringer up and place it in the […]

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Video – Spring’s Hottest Fly – Civil War Streamer

For you fly tiers I have a pattern for you to try…I have been out 3 times with this fly thus far and have had remarkable early success; the best part, it is an easy fly to tie. What You Need To Tie The Civil War Streamer: ·    Size #4 4xl streamer hook ·    Marabou […]

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Fly Fishing 101 (Part 2)

In Fly Fishing 101 (Part 1) we discussed the ‘big’ items of a rod, reel, backing and line and this week we are going to finish the deal; this week we will discuss leaders, tippets, flies and miscellaneous equipment. I hope that you will use this information, either now, or later, to buy or to […]

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