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My Journey - Introduction to fly fishing

  I think this is where my madness for fishing really went up a notch. My wife organised for me a weekend fishing trip for me in Scotland. I really had no idea what i was getting myself into but it sounded really cool.   We flew into Scotland and checked into a lovely Hotel on the outskirts of Edinburgh, the plan was that we boys would go off on our fishing trip and the ladies go shopping.To then all meet up at the end of the day for dinner and to tell each other of our awesome day. My wife had booked two days fishing. One for trout and grayling on the river, fly fishing, and one Pike fishing...

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NYMPH FLY FISING TIPS

The traditional method of wet fly fishing nymphs on rivers seems to have been largely forgotten by the majority of anglers with the popularity of techniques such as French / Euro fly fishing in lakes take over in recent years. Although we must confess that in many cases, fishing wet flies on a lake has taken a back seat for me, we know from past experience that more modern methods can still out-fish, and therefore it is still worth carrying a variety of spider patterns at all times. Upon reflection, wet fly fishing on a lake has been remarkably productive for you in the past, it played a vital role in some of my fishing success in competition, and we...

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STREAMER FLY FISHING

What is steamers fly fishing? Streamer fly fishing is a fly fishing technique that uses a submerged fly called a streamer. A streamer is constructed to mimic a "bait-fish," or a smaller fish, such as sculpin and minnows, that larger fish usually like to feed on. Streamer fly fishing may also take larger fish such as leeches, crayfish, and other aquatic morcels to dine on. Fly sizes can vary significantly from small to simple woolly buggers, all the way to complex articulated flies that stretch your hand size. Since they are fished with active recovery, fishing streamers are typically fished more carefully than the conventional dry-fly or nymph rig. This implies that, in order to draw the flyback for another...

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BEST TIPS FOR SAFE WADING

  This season of fly fishing is here, and individuals are excited to get out on the lake. Make sure about to keep up to date on the safety of the river as well as wader’s safety to ensure getting back home safely at the end of the day. Often, swift water or high rivers will easily get you into a bad situation. Here are some safety tips for wading that will help to get out of danger and also to keep enjoying the water. We often hear the shocking tales about individuals falling or getting cleared up by the flow and getting harmed while boating or kayaking. In all honesty, it happens to fly anglers as well. I have almost...

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