Video: How to Cast Sinking-Tip Lines

Ben Sittig, a.k.a Huge Fly Fisherman, is back with another informative and humorous video. This time, he explains the best, most efficient way to cast a sinking-tip line. As you’ll see, it has less to do with your casting motion and . . .

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Pro Tips: When to Use Sinking Lines for Redfish

Redfish are well known for providing some amazing sight-fishing opportunities, from waving their tails in the flooded grass, to cruising shorelines with their backs out of the water. The opportunity to cast at Reds under these. . .

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Classic Podcast: All About Sinking Lines, with Josh Jenkins

A few weeks ago, I did a podcast on floating fly lines with Josh Jenkins of Scientific Anglers. Not only was it popular, but I also hinted that we might do one on sinking lines, which produced a minor barrage of requests for one. So here it is. You’ll learn . . .

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Video Pro Tips: Fly Lines Explained

This how-to video from Ben Sittig, a.k.a Huge Fly Fisherman, is all about the different kinds of fly lines. He delves into fly-line shapes, weights, densities, and configurations and explains a little bit of what each kind of line is useful for. As usual, . . .

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5 Tips for Preparing Your Lines and Reels for a New Season

Written by: Tim Linehan, Linehan Outfitting Co.

Spend a few minutes giving your reel and line a tune-up. . .or you might live to regret it.
Photo by Tim Linehan

Recently, I was going through gear in preparation for my first guide trip of the season. As I started pulling line off a reel, I immediately noticed two things. First, the line was filthy and instead of. . .

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Pro Tips: Trout-Spey Lines Demystified

Trout-spey is a technique for swinging flies down-and-across using light lines on two-handed rods. It is an effective technique for catching fish in any moving water, from your local trout stream to an outgoing tide on an ocean . . .

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Video Pro Tips: Understanding Fly Lines

A couple years ago, Brian Flechsig of Mad River Outiffters in Columbus, Ohio, launched a great new series called “Getting Started in Fly Fishing.” In Episode 8, Flechsig walks you through the various options for choosing the right line to match your . . .

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Podcast: All About Floating Lines, with Josh Jenkins

Josh Jenkins with a fat smallmouth from Michigan’s Lake St. Clair.
Photo via Instagram

This week, I interview Josh Jenkins, Research and Development manager for Scientific Anglers. Josh, along with his crew, is responsible for all the cool new technology in fly lines. Floating lines are confusing because there are . . .

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