Fly Fishing Tips.
Whether you are a novice or
an old hand at fly fishing there will always be times when
fly fishing tips and tricks will help you, especially in
unusual circumstances. When for instance, the fish just
won’t bite for you, even though you seem to be doing
everything right. Even old hands at fly fishing can learn
something new. In fact many anglers just go on using exactly
the same methods they've always used, year after year and
never bother trying any different techniques.
Fly fishing tips is a very
common search term on the internet, because everyone wants
to improve their fly fishing, and simple fly fishing tips
can be learned and remembered in small bite sized chunks.
Here are a few fly fishing
tips, taken from:
“Emergency Fly Fishing
when nothing else works”
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The Fly. Are the fish is
interested in your fly. And if not, Why not? Are there any
rising fish. If not, a dry fly is not going to get you
anywhere. Locate the fish and use a wet fly to get down to
Does your fly smell
unnatural to the fish? Rinse your hands in the water and dry
them before handling the fly. Fish have very good sense of
smell and if your fly smells of smoke for instance, the fish
won’t take it.
If there’s a hatch and the
fish are eating all the natural insects and not taking your
fly, tray adding a yellow spot to your fly. This can help it
to attract the fish.
Don’t just think about the
type of fly, think about the size as well. Don’t make the
mistake of thinking a bigger fly will get noticed, and
therefore taken more quickly. Very often a small fly, on a
fine tippet can work when a larger one does nothing.
Springtime especially is a time to use smaller flies with
Where there is an abundance
of food, the fish can be very selective. When this happens
you need to be aware of what they are feeding on and match
it as closely as possible.
Sometimes you may notice the
fish (especially trout) will be feeding just below the
waters surface. In this case try casting slightly further up
above it, then pull the fly under so it drifts down to the
fish just below the surface, in its feeding lane. Do this
correctly and you have a very good chance of a bite.
If you’re fishing in waters
where there’s an abundance of food, the fish will tend to be
very finicky and you’ll need to be extra careful in your fly
selection and presentation, or you’ll find that your fly
will be ignored by the fish. So if you feel this is the
problem, just stop, and spend half an hour checking out
exactly what the fish are feeding on.
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