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Simple Guide To Fly Fishing Leaders

Simple Guide To Fly Fishing Leaders

Leaders are an area of confusion for many beginners. There are essentially two types of leader: Tapered leaders Tapered leaders are bought in a packet. They are a fixed length usually somewhere between seven and twelve feet in length. The most popular length is nine feet. As the name suggests, a tapered leader has a tapered diameter along the length of the leader. The end that connects to the line is thick and the leader gradually becomes thinner as it…

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Dry Fly Fishing On Rivers – A Beginners Guide

Dry Fly Fishing On Rivers – A Beginners Guide

For the purpose of this article, we will be discussing dry fly fishing for Trout on UK rivers. WHAT IS DRY FLY FISHING It seems like a simple question! In simple terms, a dry fly is a floating fly. When a fish takes the fly it rises to the surface,  the angler strikes to hook the fish upon observing the rise. A dry fly is a fly in which the dressing is designed to float truly on the surface of…

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