Tag Archives: Fly Fishing tips

streamers, nymphs and dries, oh my….

April 2, 2015

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It really is that time of year, when you can find fish eating everything.  Runoff hasn’t really hit, but the warm weather has brought bugs.  BE PREPARED with your flies when you go out, and be able to act fast.  This is the time of year where I start carrying two rods.  One setup for […]

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Loop Knot or Nail Knot?

May 18, 2013

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Fly Fishing Knots I was reading an article recently about the fly fishing knots and the topic came up of what is the best knot to use when tying fly line to leader.  It got me thinking and in the past I almost always used the nail knot.  I used that for a couple of […]

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Snowing = Good Fishing

November 13, 2012

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fly fishing in a snow storm

There is something special about being on the river when it is snowing huge flakes, no wind, snow is covering everything and no one on the river.  I was talking with someone last week about how good the fishing can be when it is snowing.  Now, what I mean when snowing is not the blizzard […]

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Browns are Browns

June 18, 2012

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fly fishing the provo river

A few weeks ago we had our annual Frenzy trip up to Idaho and Montana where we landed some awesome fish.  We fished mostly streamers hunting for big aggressive trout.  When I got home I was convinced that the Brown trout up north are more aggressive.  A couple days after being home I was having withdrawals from […]

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Always Look Under Rocks

April 18, 2012

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fly fishing bugs under rocks

I don’t know why but lately I have wanted to share a few tips that I have learned over the years. Last week I wrote about using a longer tippet and this week I want to briefly talk about the bugs in the river. I have fly fished for over 20 years, avidly doing it […]

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long tippets = more fish

April 12, 2012

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fly fishing long tippet

For the last few years I have changed how much tippet I tie on my leader.  I usually have a 9ft 3x leader on and then tie on anywhere from 6 to 8ft of tippet and the diameter depends on situation.  The main reason I started to switch years ago was I felt I could present a much better […]

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Fishing Edge Water

April 3, 2012

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Fishing Edge Water by Lance Egan I saw this post about fishing the edges by Lance Egan the other day and wanted to share it.  I have always told newer fly fisherman this tip along with fishing skinny water.  I think many people would be very surprised to learn where fish hold in the river […]

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How to Properly Release a Fish

February 23, 2010

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Safety First I believe that the longer someone has been fishing, the more that person is concerned with the safe release of the fish.  However, I believe there are certain tips that fly fisherman forget every no and again when landing/releasing a fish.  Here are some tips to remember. #1.  Fish Barbless Hooks It’s easier […]

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Catch More Fish

August 9, 2009

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We don’t really give a lot of tips or advice on the Frenzy due to the fact we really don’t think we know a ton about fishing we just like to fish a lot but here is a simple great tip to help catch more fish.  “When fishing dry flies use two flies.” The last […]

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6 must dos for a better fly fishing experience

January 11, 2009

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Hello fellow Frenzies and friends! As you are all aware, a group of us recently went fly fishing on the Provo River early on New Years day. After consuming large amounts of the “frenzy” health breakfast; Zingers and Energy Drinks, we set out for some great fishing. It also got me thinking about some fly-fishing […]

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