5-Bullet Friday | 17 June 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.

  • [Video] How to Dry a Fly with a Rubber Band – Have you been whipping your fly to death to dry it off, like I have been for the past 40 years? Give your fly a break and watch this video.  Watch Video
  • How to Make a Drag & Drop Fly Cast – Trout like the protection of overhanging trees and brush where it is darn near impossible to reach them with a standard overhead cast.  In these situations a Drag & Drop cast may be just what you need. Learn How
  • 8 Artisan Fly Tyers And The Flies They Tie That You Need – I love tying my own flies but there’s a limit to what I can (and want) to do.  If you are looking to pick up some beautiful miniature works of art (aka flies) here are a few tyers to check out. See List 
  • 8 Common Mistakes Anglers Make Fighting Trout – Having trouble landing fish? Check out this list of common mistakes that keep fish from landing in your net. Read Article
  • [Video] How to Tie a CDC Sulphur Dun Dry Fly – It’s that time of the year when yellow mayflies abound and Davie McPhail has just the ticket to imitate the newly hatched Sulphur duns.  Watch Video


Ken Sperry

About the author

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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