Euro Nymphing Techniques 101 - Real-life Situations

Learning Euro nymphing techniques through real-life fishing situations with our friend, Vladimir Petrovic (Oholi’s Flies), a World Fly Fishing Championship competitor. In this great video, Vladimir talks about the Euro Nymph rigging, the setup, equipment used, and how to fish it. He demonstrates Euro Nymphing techniques in real-life, authentic, on-the-river situations. Tons of awesome tips…

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Casting Fundamentals – Part I – The Five Principles - Bob Andersen

Over the next few articles, I will cover fly casting essentials, the main fly casting principles, and the most important fly casting variables. Here, we will talk about the five principles that are essential for making a good, efficient cast. These five principles are known as Gammel’s Five Essentials of Fly Casting, excerpted from “The…

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Fly Fishing Isonychia Bicolor Mayfly Pattern

On the rivers of southern Ontario where I usually fish, Isonychia bicolor mayfly used to hatch normally right after Green Drakes, which is around the beginning of June, and than, a sporadic hatch during the summer and again in the middle of August. This was in the past. Today this is all different, unfortunately. This…

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Euro Nymphing - Drift One

Euro Nymphing Competition teams from Czech Republic, France, Spain and Poland all want their claim to be know on some small characteristic of Euro nymphing technique. To dunk you in, I could give you a grand history of how the glorious Czech nymphing came to be, but I’d offend competitive anglers from a handful of…

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Stonefly Life Cycle: Stonefly adult on a rock

STONEFLY Stoneflies are a significant part of the trout’s diet and consequently of every angler’s fly fishing. Fly fishing stonefly patterns has its advantages over other insect species. Two main reasons for their big significance in fly fishing world would be first their availability and secondly, their size. They are widely spread insects and can…

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mayfly life cycle

MAYFLY Mayflies are one of the most elegant of the species in the world of fly fishing. They are also one of the trout’s most important food. Learning more about mayflies, their life cycle, appearance and behavior becomes crucial when fishing mayfly patterns. Here, we will try to cover the main life phases of this interesting insect and…

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