5-Bullet Friday | 1 July 2016

DIY Fly Fishing’s Weekly Tips

Welcome to another “5-Bullet Friday”, in which we feature the best fly fishing & fly tying tips from around the web.

  • How to Swing Wet Flies – Swinging wet flies downstream to imitate emerging insects is one of the oldest tricks in the book. It’s also one of the easiest ways to catch trout. Learn more in this article on Fly FishermanRead Article
  • [Video] How to Mend Fly Line – If you are not familar with how, when or why to mend a fly line, check out this video and article by Tim Lineham via Orvis News.  Watch Video
  • 7 Easy Steps To Successful Saltwater Fly-Fishing: Video Round-up – Louis Cahill rounds up seven must-see instructional videos for improving your saltwater technique. From casting to strip sets, find the compilation via Gink & Gasoline. Watch Videos
  • [Video] How to Get a Stuck Rod Apart – It’s going to happen sooner or later, so you may as well prepare yourself now. via AmberJack Watch Video 
  • [Video] An Introduction to Fly Tying Dubbing – If dubbing has you confused and befuddled, this short video will help clear things up.  Watch Video


Ken Sperry

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Ken is an avid fisherman of 40+ years who loves to explore and find new places to fish. He created DIY Fly Fishing to help you do the same.

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