In this video, we'll be covering everything you need to know about choosing the perfect line weight for your trout spey fly rod. We'll start with an introduction and some opening thoughts before diving into the key differences between line weight and grain weight. We'll discuss how to determine your casting ability and what flies you plan to use, which can both have an impact on your line weight selection. Finally, we'll wrap things up with a conclusion that summarizes everything we've covered. Whether you're new to trout spey fly fishing or looking to refine your technique, this video is a must-watch for anyone looking to improve their fishing game. Tune in and discover the secrets to choosing the right line weight for your trout spey fly rod!
The March Brown Emerger is a low floating fly that has proven to be a reliable choice for fly anglers looking to catch trout during the emergence of mayflies. Its simple yet effective design makes it easy to tie, making it a great pattern for novice and experienced fly tiers alike.
Join us as we demonstrate how to tie the versatile Mayer's Mysis Shrimp/Nymph fly from Landon Mayer's book, "Guide Flies Easy to Tie Patterns for Tough Trout." The Mysis shrimp, a false shrimp species, was first introduced to Colorado reservoirs in the 1950s as a food source for salmon and lake trout. This fly effectively imitates these shrimp and can be fished in various ways to entice even the most selective trou
Fly rod action is super important in both the experience and the functionality of your fly rod. If you're new to fly fishing, you may be wondering what is fly rod action? We break it all down in the fourth installment of how to choose a fly rod.
There are many variations of this Zonker Streamer out there. It can be tied with bead chain eyes, lead eyes, lead wraps around the hook shank or just weightless. Tie it in colors to match the fry the fish are chasing on your favorite stream or in bright colors as an attractor.
The Front End Loader Caddis Fly, meticulously crafted by Umpqua signature fly-tyer Tyler Olsen, is an exceptional addition to any angler's collection. Olsen's vision was to create a fly that not only floats seamlessly just below the water's surface but also effectively supports a nymph. With this innovative design, he has undeniably achieved his goal, of providing anglers with a versatile and efficient fly for their fishing adventures.
One of the great things about this leech pattern is its simplicity. Even beginner fly tyers can easily tie this pattern. When fished as a dropper under a dry fly or from an indicator, the pine squirrel wing provides lots of movement that's sure to attract trout. It's a tough pattern that can stand up to even the most finicky fish.
The Adams Dry fly needs no introduction. It is arguably one of the most popular and bestselling patterns out there. It was created in 1922 by a man named Leonard Halladay. The Irresistible Fly with its fat deer hair body was created by Joe Messinger of Morgantown, West Virginia in the 1930's. The Adams Irresistible is just one of his many variations of his Irresistible Fly. It floats high and it's great in fast water.