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Fly fishing is fun, relaxing and easy to learn. You can fly fish anywhere, from the shore of a lake or from a boat on the ocean waves. Get fly fishing tips about how to fly cast, choosing gear, where to fish and more.
How to Cast a Dry Fly Versus a Wet Fly
The Right Fly (and Why)
Determining the Right Fly Fishing Rod Length for Beginners
To start fly fishing you need a fly rod, a line and some artificial flies.
Use the roll cast when there is no room behind. Practice this cast on the water.
Get fly fishing basics for tying flies specific to the type of fish you want to catch.
Choosing the best fly fishing gear begins with selecting the best fly fishing rod.
Learn more about the different sizes, colors and patterns of fishing flies.
In fly fishing, having the right gear increases your chances of success.
The more you practice your technique, the more of a master caster you’ll become.
Fishing is a great way to bond with your family. But remember, before you go you need to purchase your fishing license and check your state fishing regulations.
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