Archive | January, 2015

Nymph Fishing

One of the most successful ways of catching trout and grayling all year round but particularly in the winter is by nymph fishing with a team of weighted flies. My two go-to patterns in the winter when fishing for grayling are the heavy nymph, which is the point fly, and pink nymph tied to a dropper. […]

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Rod Loading

My friend Daniel le Breton made the major contribution to this article. The term “rod loading” is used quite widely for describing how the action of the caster causes the fly-rod to flex and often the expression “I could feel the rod loading” is used to describe the feedback that is felt, at the casting […]

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Distance casting

All casters have the inclination to test their ability by distance casting. It is often used as a measure of their competence against other casters or to check their personal skill development. The amount of kinetic energy that is present in a fly line, at the point when it is launched during the cast, will […]

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