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Fly Fishing Essentials For Beginners
In this article, we will dive in the detailed specifics of what exactly fly fishing is, how you can get started in it, what kind of equipment you are going to need and how you can be sure that you are going to be successful in the act of fly fishing itself. At the end of the article, you will have a solid grasp on what you need to do, and you should be ready to hit the ground running in the world of fly fishing.

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How Do You Fly Fish with Emergers? Let Us Guide You
You might be wondering – how do you fly fish with emergers, or what is an emerger?  Emergers are used in fly fishing to imitate certain emerging insects such as Midges, Mayfly and Caddis that are hatching out of the water. When fly fishing, one of the essential pieces of your kit is emergers. But what are they? And how do you use them? Let us show you.

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Setting the Hook - Fly Fishing for Beginners
Have you ever wondered when a fish is hitting your fly? 
Or when you should set the hook?
In our latest video, we will discuss the HIT and when to set your hook.  Most instructors do not focus at all on the hit, assuming that a new fisherman will automatically know when a fish is going for their fly. In this lesson, I’m going to break down the three times you will have a hit and how to know the difference between a hit and when your fly is simply dragging on the bottom.

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Does Fly Fishing Catch More Fish? We Think So & Why

One of the unique things about fly fishing is that every detail of your cast can be customized to specifically target the sort of fish you're aiming for. You can utilize a general-use fly rod, or you can opt to purchase a rod that has been designed to assist you in specific ways. Combined with the endless amount of techniques and combinations it gives you the most optimal approach at catching large amounts of fish.


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What Is A Fly Fishing Dropper?
When you start fly fishing, you will typically fish with just one fly, which is known as a point fly and is attached to the end of your leader, however, as you start to gain a bit more experience you may decide to add a second or even third fly to your line. It's these additional flies that are called 'droppers.' Read on to find out more about why many anglers choose to fish with droppers, common mistakes you can make when fishing with droppers, and how to tie a dropper onto your leader yourself.

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Dry Fly Fishing for Beginners
Dry fly fishing is one of the most exciting styles of fly fishing because you actually see the trout come up out of its hiding place to eat your fly. It can be one of the most exciting things to see when fishing—and what typically gets newcomers coming back again and again. The reason it is called dry fly fishing is that your fly, in essence, stays “dry” as it floats on the surface. 

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Does Fly Fishing Use Hooks?
Fly fishing can be confusing when you’re first getting started. You may wonder whether hooks are used or which type of hooks best suit your needs. We’ll answer all your fly fishing hook questions here.

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Can You Fly Fish Without Waders?
Waders are considered essential wear by seasoned fly fishermen. But can you fly fish without them? We take a close look at the pros and cons of waders to see if you can do without them or if they are essential.

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Do You Need A Tippet To Fly Fish? Find Out Here

Attaching the fly to your tippet helps to mimic the realistic movement of the insect and nymph behaviors, essential in fly fishing. But, while a standard part of fly fishing gear, the tippet is not always needed to have an enjoyable fly fishing experience. Knowing when to keep or ditch it makes a huge difference.


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Why Is Fly Fishing Called Fly Fishing?
Enthusiastic anglers have been able to find books sharing instructions and tips on how to fly fish, fly fishing rod, line, hook, and how to make fly fishing flies since the 15th century. Described in 1653 by English writer Izaak Walton as "the contemplative man's recreation," it seems that the process of using artificial flies to catch fish has been part of human history for around 2,000 years. One question that modern-day hobbyists need to be answered, though, is when did the fly appear in fly fishing?

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What Type of Fish Do You Catch Fly Fishing?
Popularized as the trout fish fishing method, fly fishing is a freshwater angling technique to catch salmon and grayling.  Artificial flies can also target sea species such as snook and redfish. Fly fishing combined with the appropriate gear, fly, and casting method can catch any fish in any water.

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How Do I Start Fly Fishing Today?

For many of us with interest in the open air, spending hours in nature, and relaxing next to a beautiful riverside, fly fishing can be the perfect hobby. It not only gives us plenty of excitement but can teach us such practical virtues like patience, hard work, and respect for our natural environment.

To start fly fishing today, you will need to do the following...


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