Fly Fishing Basics

Now that you have decided to learn how to fly fish, you will need to think about the types of waterways you want to fish and the fish species you want to catch. The answers to these two questions will determine the kind of fly fishing gear you need and the different types of flies to choose.

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Getting Started

Knowing where fish rest or feed is the first step in locating the best places to fly fish.

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Fly Fishing for Beginners

Learn how to start fly fishing today. Follow the steps on the infographic and get started

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Fly Fishing FAQ

Find the answers to some of the most common fly fishing questions, definitions, and more.

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Tackle Assembly

Learn how to assemble your fly fishing tackle, put it together, and take it apart.

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Tying Flies

Learn how to tie flies specific to the type of fish you want to catch, and fly patterns.

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Fly Line Mending

The art of mending allows you to let your fly go farther upstream or downstream.

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Fly Fishing Knots

Learn how to create some of the best types of fly fishing knots, tips and more.

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