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Dry Fly Fishing On Reservoirs – An Underated Approach

Dry Fly Fishing On Reservoirs – An Underated Approach

This article discusses dry fly fishing on reservoirs, I’ve had to make some generalisations, but the principles are likely to apply widely. For the purpose of the article, the term “dry fly” also refers to flies classed as emergers. As a full-time fly fishing guide and coach, I watch lots of anglers. Not just those I teach, but I observe many anglers tackling up and fly fishing from bank and boat.  Many anglers fish lures or wets on reservoirs regardless…

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Which Fly Rod Should I Choose?

Which Fly Rod Should I Choose?

The fly rod is likely to be an angler’s biggest investment in terms of tackle. A fly rod is a tool which needs to do a specific job. Which fly rod you choose will come down to a number of factors. Feel, cost and looks will all factor in your decision. As a fly fishing coach I have lots of fly rods surrounding me here in my office. In the wicker basket next to me there is one that cost…

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