Introduction to Fly Fishing
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Introduction to Fly Fishing

New to fly fishing or unsure how to start?

Our Introduction to Fly Fishing presentation provides a decent basic understanding of the sport and what you need to get started. Learn about fly fishing equipment, how to read the water, streamside safety, and much, much more! 

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What is fly fishing?

» What is a fly?

• A hand-tied imitation of the food source the fish eats in the water

• It looks and acts like an aquatic insect

» Present the fly to a spot where you think a feeding fish will be 

» Understand fish behavior and habitat 

Fly fishing vs conventional fishing

» You can fly fish for all fish species, in all types of water

» Fly fishing: weight of line pulls fly; conventional fishing: weight of lure pulls line

» Fly fishing focuses on the river anatomy, such as habitat, current, and obstructions, to determine fish location (food, protection, rest)

» Casting skill allows the angler to present the fly at a precise location e Lesson

 

What's in the presentation?  Everything you need to know to get started.

 



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