This article has been written by FlyCast River Forecast. Everyone has a different story about how they got into fly fishing. Many were fortunate enough to learn from a family member or friend, while others were self-taught. Regardless of your path, the learning curve tends to be steep. We typically refer to the first year […]
Looking for Great Fly Fishing Instagram Accounts to Follow? When you are away from being in the outdoors, there are plenty of great Instagram accounts to follow that will motivate you to get back into nature. We have been following several Instagram accounts over the last couple of months, and here is the list of […]
Every fisherman will tell you that angling is a tough sport that demands patience, tact opportunism, precision, and skillful baiting, even when practiced as a hobby. It stands to reason when what you are trying to catch is a fish, a most elusive and shy creature hiding beneath the shelter of the waters of oceans, rivers, dams or lakes. Akin to the nature of such creatures, they never remain in one place for too long and are ever on the move, migrating from every danger and disturbance they encounter.
A fishing rod is a long stick or shaft connected to a line. There is generally no accepted standard for the length of a fishing rod. However, most rods have a length that falls between 2 1/2 and 5 feet. This is not to say that there are no rods that fall entirely outside this range. Rods that fall below the lower value will be too short while the ones that that longer than the latter are deemed too long. To tempt fish, lure or bait is pierced on the hook joined to the line. The line is, for the most part, put away on a reel which diminishes tangles and helps with finding a fish. The whole set up is then used to catch fish.
Intro Fishing is one of the most popular and well-known commercial and recreational activities in the world. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service survey showed that 38.8 million anglers went fishing in 2016. With that amount of anglers, it would be safe to assume that most people have some kind of idea of what fishing […]