Teaching Fly Fishing
Published in: Members ArticlesTeaching Fly Fishing  Find an Instuctor Author Chris Hauge Teaching! I like to call it  "Loading the clients tool box up with casts that catch fish."  I teach a wide variety of client's in single and double handed fly casting. Clients vary from total beginners, intermediate casters, advanced casters, clients training to… Read More
Throughout this series, I have tried to bring a glimpse of what is going on at the frontier of fly fishing for trout & grayling, though have not really explored other developments, such as fly fishing for other species and, notably, salt water. I do very little of the latter and there are far more experienced fly fishers in these areas to broadcast what is going on. Read More
The Davy Knot
Published in: Members ArticlesHow to tie the Davy knot The Davy knot was created by Davy Wotton and boast an extreamly high breaking strength. It is used for tying the fly onto the leader and it is much smaller than most other knots so it does not impede the action of the fly as it… Read More
The Roll-Cast Pick-Up
Published in: Members ArticlesThe Roll-Cast Pick-UP When visiting stillwaters, I quite often see beginners retrieving far too much fly line through the rod tip. This invariably results in far too many false casts to try and get a sufficient amount of fly line back out through the rod tip rod to load and deliver the… Read More
Fishing the Blackwater
Published in: Members ArticlesFishing the Blackwater When I finally convinced my wife to move to the country it was incredibly difficult to keep myself from jumping for joy, not at the prospect of peace and quiet nor the thought of building a new house, but because I was about to pull off the masterplan!  We… Read More
Traumatised By Tailing Loops?
Published in: Members ArticlesTraumatised By Tailing Loops? Often wrongly referred to as wind knots in the leader, tailing loops are a common problem that affect many anglers as they progress from beginner to intermediate.  A tailing loop is where the top of the fly line crosses the bottom of it twice when casting, resulting in… Read More