August 19, 2019

In past blogs we’ve covered How To Read a River, Top Flies For Summer and How to Set Up Your Nymph Rig, among other topics, but what happens when you find yourself battling that trophy trout you’ve always dreamt of landing? Here will we lay the groundwork for you to effectively set the hook, fight and land that hog on the other end of the line. 

Setting the Hook


This is arguably the most important part of the process and if done right it will make your life a heck of a lot easier as you are fighting a big fish and preparing to land it. There are a number of things to keep in mind when setting the hook and while it will take time and practice, making this step second nature is imperative to your success down the line.

Always be prepared to hook up: It is easy to get caught up in our thoughts and the scenery, but if you are not prepared to set the hook, odds are you will lose the fight. As such, if you find that you are distracted, stop and take a minute to recoup. Treat every cast as if y...

August 5, 2019

When most people think of fly fishing, they think of Brad Pitt in A River Runs Through It making long casts with a dry fly to trout eagerly feeding on the surf

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