I have carefully selected the following sites as particularly useful and
Fly fishing articles, flies and blogs
An online magazine and source of great information presented by Oregon
greats Scott Richmond with contributions from the fine entomologists Rick
Hafele and Dave
MidCurrent Fly Fishing:
A very literate web place full of experienced anglers, guides and authors who enjoy teaching others how to fly fish. Their site and their
entertaining news blog covers flies, rods, reels, gear, fly lines, destinations, science and history, techniques and strategies.
Enjoy this blog and copious information on Flyfishing in all its nuisances.
Read about casting, technique, gear, and much more to keep you in the game.
Urban Fly Fishing:
Enjoy this blog and diary of Flyfishing life within the urban confines of Glasgow.
The world has just gotten a little smaller--and more interesting.
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then Rod Crossman's art, especially his fly-fishing
paintings and etchings, is worth a few thousand more. Find out why by visiting his site.
Troutnut.com: Over 3710 Aquatic Insect Pictures for Trout Fly Fishing Nuts: See over 3710 close-up photos of mayflies, stoneflies, caddisflies and other trout stream invertebrates. There are also movies, underwater photos of nymphs and larvae in their natural habitat, stream landscapes, and desktop wallpapers. Learn how to identify invertebrates and how to match their hatches!
In the Back Eddy:
Sit back and take in the fine blog musings of another river wanderer. This
blog is better than most because of its narrations that go beyond the
usual "Look where I fished today," and related gibberish.
Bamboo Fly Rods:
Bamboo fly rods--and more. A very interesting site to catch up on bamboo matters, and much more in their blog.
Richey: Visit noted outdoor author and recent inductee into the
National Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame as a Legendary Communicator. Visit his site and subscribe to his blog to see why.
Rackelhanen Fly Fishing Magazine: A
non-commercial webzine that explores fly fishing from many perspectives and
from all points of the globe--on the Internet since 1995.
A great site devoted to fly fishing in Washington, offering sage advice in numerous articles, with photos, forums, and much more.
Fishing Gear: A great site devoted to fine fly fishing gear, books, and
Nick Hart Fly Fishing:
Browse Nick Hart's site for information on
qualified fly fishing
instruction, guide services, great articles and more.
The English Fly Fishing Shop:
This site has a great catalog of flies from across the globe, including
information about the flies and how they should be fished.
FLYFISHMAGAZINE: A great site and a great blog for everything new and in the news for the flyfisher.
Fishing: A great site for reading many articles from many writers on all aspects of fly fishing.
C y b e r A n g l e r - Online Fishing Magazine:
Information on fishing around the world - daily fishing reports by the
world's premier captains, fishing guides directory, tournament calendar,
articles, flyfishing tips & techniques, and more.
All-About flyfishing: A great educational site with a huge number of articles,
art work, recipes, books, videos and other information exclusively for
Fish with Bish: A great site from New Zealand with many articles, tips, fly patterns, and great cartoons.
and Emily Whitlock's site: Dave Whitlock is one of this and last century's great
innovator of flyfishing thought, gear, and much more. Many fly fishing
articles can be enjoyed by beginners to advanced flyfishers.
Joan Wulff's Fly Casting School: Joan Wulff is one of the finest casters alive, and has taught thousands the art of casting.
If she comes to a river near you to teach, go.
Anglers Online: A northwest weekly magazine providing information on
flies, tying instruction, rod building, international locations,
casting tips, fly swaps and many great articles.
The Trout Underground: Fly fishing is supposed to be serious stuff. Just ask any tackle shop guy. But it doesn't have to be--maybe not supposed to be. Just as the folks at the Trout Underground. It is never too late to
re-examine our priorities.
Fly fishing odds and ends
This is one of the better sites on fishing from a kayak. Troll their pages to learn everything you need to know about the techniques and gear to get you paddling toward your fish.