I Love Fly Fishing

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 64 People

    Are Women Better At It?

    There is a rumour that says that if the elastic from the leg of a woman's panties is used to tie the fly, the trout will fight for the fly. It has to do with pheromones apparently. So are women better at flyfishing than men? What about female trout, is it the same with them? X@
    CatchCabby CatchCabby
    56-60, F
    10 Responses Nov 1, 2010
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    Oct 20, 2015

    Just a Beginner.

    I'm only just learning to fly fish now but so far, I love it! I have always admired how people can fly fish and how easy it seems to them. My b/f fly fishes and always catches a ton of fish that way. I have sat in the other end of his boat with a spinning reel and...
    mrsbigdave34 mrsbigdave34
    26-30, F
    1 Response May 27, 2009

    Theres something about fishing

    that produces a serenity of mind. You put your line in the water and you never know what's below the surface. Your imagination is under there.
    StoneGoldCoast StoneGoldCoast
    31-35, M
    Jan 4, 2014

    The Whole Experience

    Up here in the Northwest, we fish for salmon and steelhead in the fall and winter, and trout in the summer. I like going out along the clear water streams, and looking for the bugs. What nymphs are hatching? What bugs are flying around? Then try fly patterns that are similar to...
    steelhead01 steelhead01
    70+, M
    1 Response Jun 23, 2012

    Hexagenia Limbata (hex) Nymph In Captivity

    These hex nymphs (approximately 50-100) were collected from a private waters lake in Big Bend, Caifornia the last week in May 2012. We located them in mostly soft, shallow fine mud conditions and also within the muddy root system of the plants located in the aquarium that you...
    hdhungryman hdhungryman
    36-40, F
    1 Response Aug 15, 2012

    Still A Beginner....

    I am learning to fly fish for different types of fish. Where I live there are no trout, so I am fishing for bass and bluegill.  It is a very relaxing hobby. I also enjoy tying flies.
    charlie2u280 charlie2u280
    56-60, M
    1 Response Jan 19, 2010

    You know it's a great day

    when your alone, in the stream in your Orvis waders throwing nymphs and woolly buggers!
    Noah8264 Noah8264
    16-17, M
    Nov 8, 2015

    I spend most I've my time in the summer fly

    fishing for them big cut through trout!! I love it almost as much as hunting
    Justfun112 Justfun112
    36-40, M
    Jul 17, 2014
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