How To

  1. How to Tie a Gold-Ribbed Hare's Ear

    How to Tie a Gold-Ribbed Hare's Ear
    The Hare's Ear is one of the most popular nymph patterns in contemporary trout fishing. Many variations exist but this particular pattern, including rubber legs, is sure to fool any trout keyed in on stonefly nymphs. This nymph also works well as an attractor pattern, point fly, and single fly under and indicator. We've tied this fly with plenty of weight to sink quickly into a trout's feeding zone to help you catch more fish. Learn the steps necessary to tie the Hare's Ear in this fly tying tutorial.
  2. How to Tie a Royal Wulff Dry Fly

    How to Tie a Royal Wulff Dry Fly
    The Royal Wulff is an attractor dry fly that's great for any trout fishing scenario. Whether you're targeting trout or bass, the Royal Wulff is a must-have in any angler's fly box. This fly imitates a variety of insects and is an ideal imitation for large mayflies like Drakes. It can also be used to prospect small streams for native trout that aren't as picky as technical tailwater trout. Follow along as Jared shows you how to tie a variation of one of the most popular dry flies in history - the Royal Wulff.
  3. How to Tie Egan's Frenchie Nymph Fly

    How to Tie Egan's Frenchie Nymph Fly
    Trout flies can be difficult to tie. Small nymphs and small dry flies require patience and fine tying skills. This nymph, however, is relatively simple and a great pattern for novice-intermediate tyers. This is a great nymph for Euro or Tight Line nymphing and also can be fished under an indicator. Use this fly across the US on popular trout streams or take it into the backcountry when chasing fish in New Zealand and beyond. Tune in as Jared ties Egan's Frenchie with step-by-step instructions.
  4. How to Choose the Best Fly Line for Redfish

    How to Choose the Best Fly Line for Redfish
    We traveled to NOLA this winter and tried our hand at these notorious Bulls. Fishing can certainly be difficult during the winter months. We dealt with weather, cold water temps, difficult water conditions, and other adversity. Fish were caught, definitely, but they didn’t come without a bit of work. We found that having the right gear certainly helped. Read on to find out how to choose the right fly line and how a fly line can help you catch more fish.
  5. How to Tie Tim Borski's Butterfly

    How to Tie Tim Borski's Butterfly
    Borski's Butterfly is a pattern that's similar to the Borski Slider, a Redfish fly we've already tied on our channel. The Butterfly is another phenomenal Redfish pattern and fools large fish in muddy marsh-like environments. This is a great fly for Redfish along the eastern coast of the US and even as far south as Louisiana. Learn the steps necessary for crafting the perfect Butterfly Streamer including a materials list, recommendations, and more.
  6. How to Choose the Best Fly Line for Permit

    How to Choose the Best Fly Line for Permit
    If you follow our blog or are researching your next fly rod or fly reel for a specific species, you’ve probably seen our blog posts about choosing the right gear. Targeting different species on a fly rod can be difficult. Purchasing the right gear greatly increases an angler’s chances of success on the water. Especially when it comes to Permit. Read on to find out which fly line is best for targeting Permit in a variety of scenarios.
  7. Fly Line Temps: Tropical vs. Coldwater

    Fly Line Temps: Tropical vs. Coldwater
    We receive a bunch of questions about when to use which fly line and how air and water temperature play into the performance of a fly line. These are all valid questions and fly line temperature ranges aren't always talked about in a definitive way. This stuff can be confusing. We're here to flesh it out with advice from experts at RIO and Scientific Anglers so you don't have to guess next time you're wondering if you can fish an SA MPX fly line in the Louisiana marsh or a tropical fly line for Bass in Texas. Read on to find out how to differentiate between tropical and cold water environments and when either line would work.
  8. How to Tie Chicone's Midnight Special Fly

    How to Tie Chicone's Midnight Special Fly
    Chicone's Midnight Special Fly is a stellar pattern for imitating small baitfish in a saltwater setting. This fly is great for Snook under dock lights and a host of other species. If you're chasing Stripers, Redfish, Tarpon, and more, this fly is a great floating pattern to entice picky fish. Tune in as Jared provides step-by-step instructions to tie this simple pattern that should be in every saltwater angler's fly box.
  9. How to Choose the Best Fly Line for Bass

    How to Choose the Best Fly Line for Bass
    Maybe you're an experienced Bass angler who's looking to get into fly fishing. Maybe you've fly fished for Bass all your life. Whether you're looking to put together a complete setup for Bass or you're looking for the perfect fly line that fits your angling style, this article breaks down how to choose the best fly line for Bass. Learn when to use different types of lines and why. Read on to become a better Bass angler with a fly rod.
  10. How to Choose the Best Fly Line for Bonefish

    How to Choose the Best Fly Line for Bonefish
    Bonefish are one of the most popular gamefish in tropical saltwater environments. These fish offer a challenging target to anglers who prefer sight fishing and careful wading. Bonefish have a mixed diet of crabs, shrimp, small baitfish, and more and are often found tailing on sandy flats. Because they’re found in tropical saltwater conditions, choose a tropical saltwater fly line. Seems intuitive, right? Want to learn more? Read on.

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