JP answers a new anglers questions about swivels. The main purpose for swivels is to prevent line twists and JP offers tips on picking the best type for your style of fishing.
JP answers a viewer's email question about the best knot to tie to join a fluorocarbon leader to a braided main line.
So you are heading out on the river for the first time in the hopes of learning how to catch carp on the fly. There are some do's and don'ts that every angler should know before hitting the water. Chris Galving, a fly fishing guide from Denver,
Find out more about carp and why they are growing in popularity amongst anglers.
Brought to you by the Denver Chapter of Trout Unlimited, the South Platte Pro-Am Carp Slam teams up professional and amateur fly fishers to chase the elusive common carp on the waters of South Platte River in and around downtown Denver.
I know this may sound very strange but my holiday gift Idea is for all of my grand kids to be healthyand to live a very long life. Ok aside from that my gift Ideas was also to my grandkids, we bought each one 4 new rods, all Quantum rods matched with Quantum reels, spooled with 14lp test berkley fluorocarbon line, along with varies types of lures and plastic lures. That was just for the grandkids
By LOY MILAM My first introduction to fly fishing (if you could truly characterize it as “fly fishing”) was in the late 1950s growing up in my hometown of Lubbock, Texas. By chance I stumbled upon an interesting package at the local Army Surplus store which read on the package “Survival Kit.” It
Sitting at my tying bench I was inspired to tie something a little different. I came across a spider pattern in one of my books and modified it so that it was easier to tie and was more fishable than the original. Take a curved scud hook (size 12) and place it in your vice. Take 6/0 white tying thread and dress your hook. Take some white deer hair (not bucktail) and tie it on top of
Get Fishing Gear Organized for Success If you have had a difficult year fishing, or a great one, preparing your gear for next season can start even in early Fall! Preparation is one of the keys to success. For the World Championships this September in Italy, I worked for 14 hours a day practicing and getting ready to fish - proving that you can never have enough preparation.I also learned that
Really! Can Fish Smell? I still can't help but wonder why that fish followed my bait all the way up to two inches from it and then turned his nose up while swimming away. Was something wrong with my presentation? I spent $22.99 on that special lure. It should taste like steak and lobster for
Osoyoos, B.C. may be known for its wine and beaches, but don't forget your fishing pole next time you're in Canada's pocket desert.
It's a known fact that practice makes perfect, and that also applies to fishing. It's great to read and watch information on fishing but to obtain results it's the time on the water that will improve the amount of fish you land. A good example: You see a new bait previewed in a magazine with an angler holding a monster fish. You head to the river with this new bait thinking your gonna
Recently I contacted my friend Joey Monteleone and ask him how the fishing was in his area of Tennessee and he shared with me some information and pictures with me that I would like to now share with WFN in this post. Joey is one of the many people that I have become friends with as I have looked for stories and ideas for the blogs that I post. He has not only been gracious
Fishing in Montreal Montreal is known for many things - hockey, a great nightlife, people who enjoy “le joie de vivre!” but, what has been kept a great secret from those who live or travel to this beautiful city is the fantastic angling opportunities available year round. Spring As the ice melts and the water starts to warm, so does the fishing
( Bella with a beautiful spring carp) There is something great about spring time, and something special every year when the bugs start arriving and the flowers start showing their colors. This is my favorite time to head out for carp. Not only are they hungry but these pre-spawn fish are fat and will often take an offering. If you are new to the sport, check for shallow water areas