Tips to Get Started Fly Fishing


Fly fishing can seem pretty intimidating when an angler first decides to pick it up and give it a go. Whereas regular rod and reel fishing can be a little more relaxed, fly fishing requires all the patience you’re used to utilizing plus a whole lot more technical prowess.

Here are some basic tips to help any beginning fly fishermen settle into the style and get the most out of their trips.

3Figure Out Your Grip

It’s commonly understood to crank the reel using your off hand. If you’re right-handed, you’ll want to cast with that very same hand as you work the reel with your left. It may seem a little off at first, but you’ll want the strength of that main hand.