5-Bullet Friday | 17 March 2016

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

  • How to Find Good Trout Holding Water – Reading water can sometimes be difficult. In a short instructional video, Tom Rosenbauer breaks down where trout tend to hold in streams, and gives pointers for recognizing patterns on the water. Via Orvis. Watch video
  • A Powerful Fly Cast Is All In The Thumb – From thumb pressure to focus, Louis Cahill explains how to develop more power in your cast. Via Gink & Gasoline. Read Article
  • 10 Tips for Catching Wild Trout – Wild trout can be wary but are less afraid of your flies and fly line than you think. Find out why as Zach Matthews breaks down the do’s and don’t when stalking wild trout. Via The Itinerant Angler. Read Article
  • Skagit Heads Explained – Factoring in everything from rod length to the angler’s height, Tom Larimer explains the history of Skagit heads and how to choose the right line for your needs. Via Hatch MagazineRead Article
  • How to Tie a Simple Golden Stonefly Nymph – Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions simplifies tying a Golden Stonefly nymph with a pattern that is more suggestive than imitative of the natural insect. Watch Video


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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