A rod, reel and flies are necessary to catch fish, but tools such as waders and a vest are often included as essential fly fishing supplies. Fly fishing gear should include also include outdoor supplies, such as sunscree... More »

The most common pontoon boat for fly fishing is the standard one-person lightweight boat. Other types include the heavier two-person boat, the backpackable boat and the boat-float tube hybrid. The latter is also known as... More »

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A fly hook is any one of a great number of hand or machine-made hooks and lures intended for use in fly fishing and therefore equipped to resemble the insects, such as flies, on which fish feed. These hooks are generally... More »

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People use fishing waders to stay dry and comfortable while fishing. People also wear waders while participating in leisure activities such as riding all-terrain vehicles, waterfowl hunting or water gardening, or while w... More »

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Since bamboo is heavier than graphite, a fisherman must be an experienced caster in order to use bamboo properly. However, as casting improves, fewer casts are required. More »

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To set up a fishing reel, open up the bail and tie one end of the fishing line to the reel using an arbor knot, then close the bail and create a little tension in the string while reeling in the line until the reel is fu... More »

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A variety of fishing line knots are used by fisherman to affix lures or join lines. The type of knot most suitable is ultimately dependent on the pole, lure, line material and other factors. Popular fishing line knots in... More »

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