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Day In The Life Of A Fly Tier

Day In The Life Of A Fly Tier

Posted by on Aug 5, 2016 in Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, How To, Tips | No Comments

There was a time back in the day where I was almost a professional fly tier myself. My little brother, the guy who actually got me into fly fishing in the first place, had started selling his flies at the local fly shop and was getting behind on his orders. I almost joined him and […]

A Day In The Life Of A Postfly Employee

A Day In The Life Of A Postfly Employee

Posted by on Jul 22, 2016 in Fly Fishing, How To, Tips | No Comments

There are so many jobs in the fishing industry that are just like a job you’d find anywhere else. We just get to fish a little more. From marketing and public relations to accounting and sales, if there’s a job title outside of the fishing industry, you’re likely to find it where you can also keep […]

A Day In The Life Of A Fly Fishing Artist

A Day In The Life Of A Fly Fishing Artist

Posted by on Jul 15, 2016 in Fly Fishing, How To | No Comments

Spin fishing is fishing, but fly fishing, now that’s art. Watch a fly angler throw out a perfectly placed cast to a rising trout, mending their line just upstream with a deft flick of the wrist and you’ll see poetry in motion. A cast with a spinning rod? That’s a cast. When so many anglers […]

How To Get Started Chasing Summer Steelhead On The Fly

How To Get Started Chasing Summer Steelhead On The Fly

Posted by on Jul 11, 2016 in Fly Fishing, How To, Tips | No Comments

Many anglers think there’s only one tactic to catch a steelhead: standing in a cold river with numb fingers swinging a big, pushy streamer through a deep run on a blustery winter day. Sure you could do that, and you could even catch some nice fish, but you could also chase summer steelhead in a […]

A Day In The Life Of A Fly Rod Designer

A Day In The Life Of A Fly Rod Designer

Posted by on Jul 8, 2016 in Fly Fishing, How To, Tips | No Comments

 A fly rod is a rare blend of beauty, design and performance that you can’t find in many other sports, or even other objects in general for that matter. So much thought goes into every single design element and even down to the individual materials that make up blank. To be a master of all these moving […]

How To Catch Fish With Flies As Big As A Trout

How To Catch Fish With Flies As Big As A Trout

Posted by on Jul 4, 2016 in Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, How To, Tips | No Comments

As soon as we got the boxes of June’s Signature Tyer, Gunnar Brammer’s flies in the office we knew we had to get on the water and test those bad boys. The giant flies, some longer than 12 inches, were big, pushy and full of flash, so we knew they’d be the perfect flies for chasing down […]

5 Secrets To Sticking Bigger Trout Right Now

5 Secrets To Sticking Bigger Trout Right Now

Posted by on Jun 29, 2016 in Fly Fishing, How To, Tips | No Comments

Summer can be a tough month to catch fish, no matter what species you’re after. When the water starts to get too warm the fish become uncomfortable, which also means they’re likely not in a biting mood–especially trout. Fooling these coldwater species when the water is at its warmest and the flows are at their […]

VIDEO: How To Tie A Masked Wooly Bugger

VIDEO: How To Tie A Masked Wooly Bugger

Posted by on Jun 27, 2016 in Fly Tying, Fly Tying Video, How To | No Comments

The wooly bugger, featured in this month’s Fly Tying box, is one of the most effective patterns of all time, no matter the conditions or the species you’re after. Many think of the wooly bugger as a “beginner pattern” since you’re sure to find it in every fly fishing starter kit around, but if you […]

A Day In The Life Of A Fly Fishing Guide

A Day In The Life Of A Fly Fishing Guide

Posted by on Jun 24, 2016 in Fly Fishing, How To, Tips, Uncategorized | No Comments

No matter how long you’ve fished, eventually you’ll want to be a fly fishing guide. They are the cool kids on the block, the ones quoted in all the magazines, the faces in every fly fishing ad, the personalities in the epic films. You simply can’t call yourself a fly fisherman unless you’ve considered trying […]

VIDEO: How To Tie The Shrimp Tail Gotcha Fly

VIDEO: How To Tie The Shrimp Tail Gotcha Fly

One of the most effective patterns in saltwater fly fishing is the Gotcha Shrimp, known to be deadly at catching everything in skinny water from bonefish in the Bahamas to striped bass in New England. The newest variation of the famed pattern though, featured in Postfly’s June Saltwater Fly Tying box, is created using Flymen […]