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Are Nymphs Wet or Dry Flies? - Anglers Break Down the Difference
Beginner anglers prefer dry fly fishing, but using nymphs always proves to be more productive. When it comes to fly fishing, nymphing skills are a must-have. If you don’t, you don’t need to worry, because we have all the information you require.

Is a Streamer a Wet Fly? - We Ask A Professional Fly Tier
People new to fly fishing have come to use with all types of questions and here at Drifthook Fly Fishing we aim to answer them all.  One of the latest questions we received was, "What is a streamer?  Is it a Wet Fly?" and vice versa. 

Top 15 Trout Flies for September
A widespread concern that many anglers have, whether they are newcomers to the sport or more advanced and experienced, is what fly to use for trout fishing. This will depend, as it changes from time to time and depending on a variety of circumstances. But if you want to know the best trout flies this September read on.

Identify A Dry Fly – Hooks to Hackle
Dry fly fishing is the iconic style of fly fishing that most everyone can relate to. It is the style that has been romanticized in movies and is ty...

Streamer Fly Fishing for Large Trout - Techniques & Setups
Streamers are popular among fly fishers around the world because they are known to be successful for catching larger fish. Larger fish will often...

15 Best Trout Flies For August
The best fly fishing flies assortment to use in August should perfectly combine the suitable patterns and features that promote light visibility, especially in water bodies with strong currents. We have taken the time to gather the best 15 fly fishing flies for trout during August. Consider this fly fishing flies 101. 

Are Dry Flies Better than Nymphs? Let the Battle Begin!
Like all sports, fly fishing inspires strong opinions in its fan base. So it should come as no surprise that the question of dry flies vs. nymphs is hotly debated. And like all debates, there are two sides to the story. There are pros and cons to both dry flies and nymphs, but are dry flies better than nymphs?

Best Time To Fly Fish For Trout - Full Calendar Guide
It can be challenging to know the best time to go fly fishing, especially when you are new to fly fishing. While it is not impossible to catch fish at any time of the day, knowing a few facts can help you fish a lot smarter.

15 Best Trout Flies for July
July has perfect fishing weather. It's the month many fly anglers wait for all year. You shouldn't have to worry about unpredictable weather, and you can expect a boost in the dry fly hatches as well. However, it can get a little hot for the trout, so you need to pay extra attention to the water temperature and choose your flies wisely. Check out our top 15 flies for July.

Nymphing, Dry Fly or Streamer - What Fly Fishing is the Best?
Let's understand first what exactly fly fishing is about. It's not just about enjoying time among nature and wildlife. It's not just about catching the biggest fish. It's about trying to outwit the fish, be cunning, be more intelligent than the fish you're trying to catch. But if you were to break out the types of fly fishing which one would you say is the best?  Read more to find out what we think.

15 Best Trout Flies for June
June is a great time to get out there and get to catching trout. The weather is pleasant enough for you to enjoy it without being so hot that the trout are sluggish, well, depending on exactly where you are fishing, of course!

If you want to catch as many fish as possible, you must have the right flies for the job, and what represents the right flies can change from season to season. June is right on the cusp between spring and summer proper, which means you have to be particularly careful when choosing your flies.

Streamer Flies - Sinking or Floating? How About Catching!
Fly fishing streamers are typically one of the most exciting and effective ways to catch big fish. It doesn't matter if you're after trout or bass or anything in the middle of the two; when you have the right cast and right streamer, you'll be amazed at the results. But are streamers flies meant to sink or float?