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      Post Fly Fishing Flies - The Difference Between Different Types of Flies

    If you go into any fishing tackle shop, you will find a plethora of fly fishing flies. In fact, you might find that the shop has an overwhelming amount of fly fishing flies. It can be hard to know where to even start looking, let alone how to know which flies to buy.

    To help you out, here are some basic descriptions of some of the major types of fly fishing flies:

    Wet Fly Fishing flies

    The flies are supposed to resemble certain insects as they would look beneath the surface of the... [Read More]
    Author:: Anne Clarke
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      Post Fly Rods - The Difference Between Bamboo, Graphite, and Fiberglass

    Bamboo fly fishing rods are still extremely popular, despite the fact that a plethora of fiberglass and graphite rods have appeared over the last half century. For many, though, casting a bamboo fly fishing rod is the only way to go: after all, if you are fly fishing to commune with nature, why not use the most natural rod? A bamboo fly fishing rod combines history, art, and sport.

    Of course, bamboo fly rods tend to be a bit on the expensive side of the river bank, so to speak. So, if you... [Read More]
    Author:: Anne Clarke
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      Post Fly Fishing Gear Maintenance

    Are you wondering how to maintain your fly fishing gear? Fly fishing gear maintenance does not have to be difficult or even time consuming. In fact, spending a little time now to keep your gear clean and functioning well now can save you a lot of time and money down the road.

    Whether you spent a ton of money on your fly fishing gear or even just a little, it is definitely worth it to keep it well maintained. Here are some tips for fly fishing gear maintenance:

    Fly Rods

    Your fly rod i... [Read More]
    Author:: Anne Clark
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      Post Fly Fishing Waders - Which are Best For You

    Do you really need fly fishing waders?

    You already have your fly rod, your line, reel, and lures… do you really need any other fly fishing gear? Do you really need fly fishing waders? If you only fish in warm climates or during the summer, you may very well want to avoid investing in a pair of fly fishing waders. You may, instead, decide to get a pair of felt-bottomed sandals or boots, and then simply tolerate the refreshing chill of the water.

    If, however, you tend to do most of your f... [Read More]
    Author:: Anne Clark
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      Post Fly Fishing - The Feeding Behaviour of Trout

    Fly fishing, in all it's variations and sub-areas (casting, fly tying, etc), centres around a single goal – To successfully tempt a fish (Most commonly a trout) to take an artificial fly as a food item. Sighting, hooking, playing and landing the fish are also important parts of the successful fishing experience, not to mention being able to get the fly to the fish in the first place, by the unique casting methods utilized solely in fly fishing.

    However, along with all that work, and the pract... [Read More]
    Author:: Wayne Smith
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      Post Fishing Flies 101

    The world of fly fishing can be a confusing one, beginners are forced to learn new lingo, new techniques, and digest new info regarding fish and their behavior. Of the years we have published many articles to help beginners and veterans alike, they are archived at http://www.bigyflyco.com for your use.

    This article is an overview of fly fishing flies, and mostly fly fishing flies used primarily for trout. Although we will touch on other species as well. When you browse a fly shop, a catal
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    Author:: Cameron Larsen
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      Fly Fishing: All the Rods You Need

    Fly Fishing: All The Rods You Need
    By Shannon Brown

    The modern period has been dominated by the development of new materials, and there is no doubt that without plastics, fly fishing as we know it would be unrecognizable as a sport, although the basic principles would be the same.

    Glass-fiber rods first appeared in the late 1940's, but it took a while for the new material to be adopted. Suppliers showed varying degrees of enthusiasm for the material. Hardy's first glass fiber rod was bu
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    Author:: Shannon Brown

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