Equipment, tools, flies, knots, rigging, terminology, and even entomology are all part of the Fly Fish TV “How To Fly Fish 5-DVD-SET”. Professional fly fishers guide the novice through everything they need to know to get started. Understanding the equipment, learning the basic knots, assembling gear and fly line, selecting flies, and a host of fishing and casting tactics are detailed.
“I always wanted to Fly Fish” is something we’ve all heard; now there is an easy response … “Get the Fly Fish TV How To Fly Fish 5-DVD-SET”. Top- instructors Terry and Wendy Gunn, Skip and Carol Morris, Maggie Merriman, and Jay Buchner take the uninitiated gently into the Fly Fishing world. They hit just the right balance that lets the beginner learn without being intimidated.
Introduction To Fly Fishing 55 min.
Terminology, Equipment, Knots, and How To Start Fly Fishing | Beginner Fly Fishing | Fly Fishing Basics
In The Shop:
Rods, Reels, Lines
Rigging, Knots, Flies
Equipment to get Started
On The Water:
Beginning to Fly Cast
Fishing Dry Flies and Nymphs
Leaders, Tippets, Weighting
Inside the Fly Shop Terry and Wendy go over the basic terminology used with fly rods, reels, and lines. They demonstrate all the simple knots you need to know to assemble your gear and start fishing. In general they unravel some of the mystique of fly fishing and put it in terms that the beginner can apply.
On the Water you’ll discover everything from assembling your gear, to fly casting, to learning how to fish. Such things as putting your rod together and tying on your leader all get coverd. Wendy starts you dry fly fishing by showing that critical dead drift, and Terry will advance your fishing knowledge with basic nymphing tactics.
Introduction To Fly Casting 50 min
Grip and Stroke Wind and Roll Casts
Loading and Back Cast Pile and Reach Casts
Putting it Together Long Casting and Hauling
Terry and Wendy Gunn are based out of their Lodge, Cliff Dwellers, on the Colorado River in Marble Canyon Arizona. Terry is one of the most respected guides in fly fishing. Wendy is regarded as one of the best women fly casters in the world. Together they deliver comfortable and clear lessons you can enjoy and understand.
Terry and Wendy break down the basic stroke so you grasp the dynamics and then put it back together with concise demonstrations. Line management, hauling, double hauling, and shooting are just some of the great fly fishing techniques you’ll find in this video.
Cast for Specific Applications are what turn casters into anglers; and all the ones you need to catch fish have been included. Casts such as the wind, reach, and tuck, will get you that critical dead drift, so important to successful fishing. When it comes to making that long cast Terry and Wendy are experts and show you all the tricks.
Fly Fish For Bass & Panfish 60 min
A systematic approach to fishing these warm water species is covered; plus flies and gear. You'll learn surface, subsurface and weighted fly tactics that can show you how to catch bass and panfish.
•Rods, Reels, Lines, Leaders
•Bass Basics on the Surface
•Subsurface & Sinking Lines
•Flies for Fly Fishing Bass
•Panfish Basics on the Surface
•Subsurface & Weighted Flies
•Flies for Fly Fishing Panfish
•Stalking & Casting to Bass & Panfish
Skip & Carol Morris are a dynamic angling pair that will take you on an educational adventure into the delightful world of fly fishing for Bass and Panfish. Skip is a world famous fly tying author whose innovative patterns have made him a favorite among tiers and anglers alike. Carol is an exceptional nature artist and outdoor photographer.
A Systematic Approach is what is delivered in this detailed production. You will learn how to pursue bass and panfish from the surface all the way to the bottom.
Each species is profiled and you discover where and how to fish them. Everything from the retrieves you need to employ to the action you impart to the fly is viewed from both above and below water.
All the Flies and Gear you need to get started are shown. Skip explores his favorite patterns for both bass and panfish and he explains how each should be fished. You’ll discover all the gear you need for pursuing both species and learn how to use it. In general the video will provide you the tools you need to enjoying fly fishing these overlooked species.
Fly Fishing Trout Streams 60 min
Learn how to properly present your fly to the four quadrants of a trout stream in this lesson on presentation. Maggie, the "Fly Fishing Lady of the West," shows you casts and tactics for catching fish.
PRESENTATIONS YOU WILL LEARN
•¾ UPSTREAM TO ACROSS
•ACROSS TO DOWNSTREAM
FISHING CASTS DEMONSTRATED
•WIGGLE OR SLACK LINE
•STRAIGHT LINE PULLBACK
•REACH HI-LOW OR WIND
•ROLL , DONUT, SLAM DUNK
•ADDITIONAL FEATURED INSTRUCTION
•APPROACHING THE WATER
•NYMPH FISHING TACTICS
Maggie Merriman is one of the “Legends of Fly Fishing” who has spent over thirty years sharing her knowledge of the sport with students and audiences alike. Maggie teaches her fly fishing schools out of West Yellowstone, Montana, where she helped pioneer fly fishing on the regions rich trout waters.
Moving Water Techniques need to be mastered if you are going to be successful angler. In this one-hour production Maggie divides the stream into four quadrants and shows you the casts and tactics required by each. Her polished delivery makes it easy for you to visualize each type of presentation.
A Good Dead Drift is what your fly needs if it is going to catch fish. Maggie outlines each step you need to take make this happen. Everything from a half dozen specialized fishing casts to four ways to manage your fly line is covered.
Dry fly fishing and nymphing are both addressed in this graphic instructional.
Bugs For Beginners 60 min
Understanding the insects that are important to fly fishermen is essential to becoming a competent angler.
Discover five different bugs that trout feed on in this basic entomology lessong for fly fishers.
Jay Buchner is an expert angler and streamside entomologist. In this video he takes us through five major aquatic insect groups and gives us an idea of their life cycle and why they are important to fly fishers.
We look in detail at stone flies, may flies, caddis flies, damsel & dragon flies, and scuds. Jay all so takes a minute to talk about leeches and the important role they play in the anglers’ arsenal. We see the bugs underwater; you get to see them as the fish do. Jay also takes the time to look at some of the fly patterns used to imitate the various life stages of the insects and talks about how to fish them.