5-Bullet Friday | 15 April 2016

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

  • 4 Tips to Catching Big Trout Down Deep – Fly fishing guide Jake Ricks offers some simple tips to help you get into bigger fish.  Read article.
  • Standstill While on the Flats & Catch More Fish! – Sounds pretty obvious but Robert Morselli explains why fish in saltwater will actually be attracted to you if you would just stop fidgeting and moving around.  Read article.
  • 10 Tips to Better Understand Sinking Lines – Confused by all the sinking line lingo? Me too. Read this.
  • Reading Rapids: Unlock the Secret River – Gary Borger writes about the secrets to reading waters in an article on Hatch Magazine. “Rapids are tough places to put a fly down and expect it to float with any sort of dead drift,” he writes. “But there are some tricks to it.” Read article.
  • [Video] How to Tie the Glossy Back Baetis – Blue-winged Olives are one of the early season hatches that really get trout going. Juan Ramirez shows us how to tie a deep nymph pattern that represents the immature Baetis nymph stage. Pretty cool.  Watch the 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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