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Fish Tips for Fly Fishing

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2007-07-03 10:59:33     
Article by Mike Hilroy

There are thousands of bait anglers, who are excellent sportsmen, but the fly fisherman can become better conservation from the beginning.

Fly fishing is not only one of the fastest growing sports; it is one of the best forms of conserving natural resources as well as providing recreation.

Fly fishing is, very simple when three things are right: you must have a good rod; you must have the right line to match the rod; and you must learn correct casting mode.

People who wish to know some tips on fly fishing, here is a list of pointers that could help anglers harness their fly fishing skills:

1. Material of a fly rod

For one of moderate means, and especially for the beginners, hollow glass is advised through it will require less care than bamboo and will not take on a bend if improperly stored.

2. Fly line

Your fly casting skill will not be good with a mismatched fly rod and line. About 99 times in 100, the troubled fly caster has a line much too light to bring out the action of the rod.

Important to notice that on any given rod, the fly fisherman use the same size line for anything from small trout and bluegills up to the largest sea fish.

In finding your size line, anglers should get a C level, an HCH double - taper, or a GBF three - diameter. This choice is based on the fact that a high percentage of fly rods bought now are hollow glass, again that a great majority of these work best with lines of those sizes, almost regardless of lengths or weights.

3. Correct casting technique

In casting, it is important to get about 20 feet of line out front. Anglers should always cast a straight line. Avoid jerky movements in order to do so.

The angler should relaxed because taunt muscles will ruin his casting.

All together, there should be no reason why you should not learn the fundamental principles just as easily as those who now enjoy fly fishing.

Universal, the best and surest way to learn to cast successfully is to spend a day on the stream with some fisherman who is a competent caster.

Lessons learned on the stream are the best tip you can achieve anywhere for learning fly fishing.

By Mike Hilroy

Mike Hilroy has more than 35 years experience in the outdoors. More info. at: http://www.squidoo.com/fishing-supply/

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