Category : Fly Fishing : Travel & Places

Seals Vs. Walruses

Fly Fishing
It's easy to confuse seals and walruses from a distance. However, up close there are clear differences between the marine animals. The main reason why they are confused is because they're from the same scientific classification, called Pinnipedia. They have some similarities in physical features, pr

April Fishing in Michigan

Fly Fishing
Michigan offers a variety of year-round fishing destinations. Healthy populations of game fish can be caught during April. The state has about 146 species of fish that range from small to trophy size. With Michigan's abundance of lakes, rivers and streams, anglers will find no shortages of fish in t

How to Fish in Chesapeake Bay

Fly Fishing
Chesapeake Bay is a massive waterway off the Atlantic Ocean in Maryland and Virginia. Teeming with aquatic life, it is famous for its oysters and crabs. Anglers of every age enjoy casting lines into the bay, either from shore or one of the charter boats that service the region. Good catches of rockf

Fishing in Everett, Washington

Fly Fishing
With 50 miles of shoreline and the second-largest marina on the West Coast, Everett is a popular fishing destination, according to the city's website. Everett is located in Marine Area 8-2, as defined by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW), which features year-round trout, sturgeon

How to Catch Ladyfish From Piers

Fly Fishing
Ladyfish are found along tropical and subtropical coast lines, brackish water and even into some fresh water tributaries. Often referred to as the poor man's tarpon, ladyfish are also called skipjack. Ladyfish are aggressive fighters when hooked and commonly jump several feet out of the water in an

Homemade Brook Trout Lures

Fly Fishing
Brook trout are among the smallest trout. Homemade brook trout lures should be sized accordingly. Making smaller lures also means you can fish them on the lighter lines, often used for fishing for brook trout. Lure-making components are available in a range of sizes. The wide variety of styles of co

How to Prepare for the BWCA

Fly Fishing
Planning a trip to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) can be a daunting task. Disappearing into a million-acre wilderness by paddling a canoe takes more than a little forethought. Located in northeastern Minnesota, the sprawling BWCAW connects with Canada's Que

How to Cut Fish Bait

Fly Fishing
Lures, live minnows and other live bait catch plenty of fish, but sometimes, fishing with dead bait cut into strips or chunks will result in the best catches. Slicing the bait just right is the key to success. From catfish to sharks, let’s cut some bait and go fishing.

DIY: Split Bamboo Fishing Rod

Fly Fishing
The fly fisherman standing up to his hip boots in the water of an idyllic stream is an iconic image of American leisure. For the avid fly fisherman, the sport is not only in the act of fishing but also in the careful construction of his equipment -- most notably, his flies. Few have graduated to mak