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Fly fishing is vastly different from conventional fishing methods like using lures or worms. Fly fishermen utilize artificial flies fashioned from bits of feathers, foam, hide, fur, yarn, and other materials that are tied onto a hook in the hopes that they would attract the species of fish being pursued.
Some fly fishermen like to buy their flies, while others like to spend time creating their own. Fly tying is more of an art than a skill, and most individuals can pick up the fundamentals in a weekend. Traditional fly fishing with a dry fly is at its finest. When cast, the fake fly will bob on the water's surface. The fish will come up to the surface as the fly approaches, where it will either strike or take it.

You'll use the fly rod to try to prevent the fish from spitting out the fly and tire it out enough to catch it. You can see the entire cast and play the fish for a strike when you go fly fishing. On the water's surface, the fly is easily spotted by the fish.
Trout and other fish often feed below the surface, so when you see them rising to the surface it's time to switch to a dry fly.

Wet flies can be passed in front of fish to entice a strike because they sink to the bottom of the water.

When the flies' larvae emerge from their eggs on lakes or streams, anglers call it "nymph fishing." Nymphs will be eaten by fish as they swim to the surface. They'll emerge from their cocoons at the surface and develop into flies.

The artificial nymphs we use for nymph fishing are designed to sink to the fish's level. Because all of the action occurs below the water's surface, you won't be able to tell when a fish is about to strike, making this a much more difficult task.

You can catch just about every kind of fish with a fly, although trout, salmon, chars, and game fish are the most popular. Trout, which eat primarily on small insects and can be found in relatively shallow water, are the most sought-after species worldwide.
Salmon fishing with a fly rod is a difficult but highly rewarding sport for coastal dwellers. Running up and down the beach while trying to play out a 30- or 40-pound salmon on a fly rod is a great workout.

Over time, fly fishing has become increasingly popular. Most people would agree that casting the fly and understanding the water are more important than reeling in a fish.

There are others who consider fly fishing to be the pinnacle of the sport. It's been called a better way to unwind and spend free time than golf.
Fly fishing attracts people of all socioeconomic backgrounds. Some argue that this kind of fishing is better for the environment because it causes less harm to the fish than others.

If you take up fly fishing, you'll find yourself drawn to the peace and quiet of secluded streams and beaches in search of your next catch. Fly fishermen, in particular, tend to practice catch-and-release.

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