The is the difficult question we are going to try to tackle in this week’s post. We are going to take a look at 20 items that we think are the best fishing gifts. Hopefully this post will give you some good ideas when shopping for the one you love. Let’s begin…
Have you ever wanted to learn how to roll cast?
One of the neat things about fly fishing is the many variations of different casts. These casts although may seem overwhelming at first, allow us to get into those tough to react areas and catch more fish. The more casts that we learn, the better fishermen we become.
Today, in this post we are going to explain a very common, but very important cast that we think all fly fishermen should know. It is the roll cast. We will not only show you how to roll cast, but we also want to look at a few things to avoid doing to make your casts better.
One of the fastest growing “sub categories” of fly fishing is the use of ultralight tackle known as ultralight fly fishing. It has grown so much in popularity over the last several years, that its own culture has begun to form around it.
Light tackle has been around for decades and was built to provide sensitive and delicate fishing in small and tight waters, but it’s beginning to find its way into larger bodies of water.
The 5wt fly rod is one of the more versatile rod weights on the market. They can easily handle 4-6wt lines which allow you to cast for a variety of fish. They can also be used for a wide range of fly fishing techniques. So, the best 5wt fly rod is an essential piece of equipment to have in your arsenal.
In this article, we will take a look at five of the best 5wt fly rod models on the market that are available at an affordable price. These rods are durable and are tested for top performance on the water. [Read more…]
Why choose the best travel fly rod?
We live in an incredible place, especially when it comes to the variety of fishing opportunities that are available. To get these hallowed fishing holes, travel is often involved. Sometimes a few hour car ride or a flight cross-country. When these trips occur, you need a fly rod that is durable and can be packed and stored easily without fear of damage.
In this article, we will outline four of the best travel fly rods on the market. While travel rods are often regarded as poor casters, fly rod companies have begun to innovate, and we think these models will greatly shatter your expectations. [Read more…]