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Best Fly Fishing Gear to Buy with your Amazon Gift Card

Best Fly Fishing Gear to Buy with your Amazon Gift Card

I saw a trend this year with receiving gift cards for Christmas as oppose to what I actually asked for.  Although not terrible, but now I need to go find something to buy with this extra cash.  I know, Boo Freaking Hoo…  It’s not that […]

Tip of the Week 

Tip of the Week 

This weeks tip involves avoiding snags while you are nymph fishing.  If you’re nymph fishing correctly,  your flies should be tumbling along the stream bed, just like the naturals.  Unfortunately by doing so, you also have a tendency to snag on rocks, or any other […]

Tip of the Week – Fishing Low and Clear Water

Tip of the Week – Fishing Low and Clear Water

We’ve all experienced this.  You plan a fishing trip with your friends and when you get to the stream, the water is low and crystal clear.  All of your honey holes are jammed up with other fisherman and there’s appears to be no hope for […]

Tip of the Week – Tie a Better Egg Pattern 

Tip of the Week – Tie a Better Egg Pattern 

This weeks tip provides some guidance on tying a better egg pattern. This time of the year, fish will be keying on eggs drifting downstream either from spawning brown trout or steelhead.  To take advantage of this, your fly box needs to be stocked with […]

Hook & Fly Base Layer Product Review

Hook & Fly Base Layer Product Review

I’ve been in the market for a new base layer that was both warm yet breathable.   Often times when I’m fishing in late Fall or early Winter, the temperature in the morning is frigid, but will warm up throughout the day.   My usual base layers […]

Tip of the Week

Tip of the Week

This week’s tip involves setting your rod up before you even get in the water.   How often have you run line leader first through your guides only to get to the last eye and have the leader slip through your fingers and slide all the […]

Winter Fly Fishing Tips

Winter Fly Fishing Tips

Here in Pennsylvania I’m fortunate to be able to fish year weather permitting. I have the privilege of targeting Great Lakes Steelhead until the creeks freeze over any number of the spring creeks available through the central and eastern part of the state. One thing […]

Tip of the Week

Tip of the Week

Here at the Fly Fish Guy,  we are committed to sharing our experiences to help you become a better fly fisherman.  Each week, we’ll be posting a simple hack that will help take your fly fishing game to the next level. This week’s tip involves […]

Must Have Stocking Stuffers for your Fly Fisherman

Must Have Stocking Stuffers for your Fly Fisherman

Fishpond River Rat Beverage Holder – I have a few friends that just may enjoy drinking in the stream more than the fishing itself.  Well for those of you tired of stuffing beers in your vest or pack, Fishpond has come to the rescue.  Their […]

Summer fly fishing – warm water species you should be targeting

Summer fly fishing – warm water species you should be targeting

Photo: @chrisbfreshly Here on the East Coast come July, August and September the weather gets hot and the trout fishing shuts down in most areas. If you’re like me not being on the water for 3 months is excruciating. What I decided to do this […]