How do I hook and play a fish? Especially a good one? This ought to be simple, right? OK, we’re making progress! You have now acquired your equipment, got it properly rigged and selected the fly or flies you intend to use to start the day. Then, on your fifth cast of the day, you get a strike. Now what? We’re going to talk a bit about what to do next. As with several other considerations it makes a difference whether you are fishing flowing or flat water. And if flowi
Our game and fish department needs your help! They are doing something they have not done for more than a decade. They are taking a serious look at what future fish and wildlife management should be like in Wyoming. And they are extending invitations to the public to get involved in several ways.
So if you have ever had a thought about what the department should be doing -- or not doing -- now is your turn to get your opinions expressed in a way that will make a differ
I want to back up a little and talk about the basic stuff one needs to get into fly fishing. When new folks come to Flycasters meetings or to one of our casting classes, one of the first questions they ask is, “How much does a fly rod cost?” Well fortunately a fairly decent fly rod can be had for around $100. But the rod is just the starting point. The following is the minimum amount of stuff that it takes to go fly fishing: a rod, a reel, a fly line including backing, t
Do you have an interesting fishing story or photo? Would you like to get more involved with the Casper Wyoming Fishing Community? The Wyoming Fly Casters would love to invite you to our next meeting, held at the Casper Municipal Golf Course on October 11th at 7pm. (located at 2120 Allendale Blvd, Casper, WY 82601) . Presentation for this meeting will be knot tying- tips, tactics, and tricks. You can always keep in touch with us via our web site at www.wyomingflycasters.com
Let’s keep talking about actually fishing. I certainly have a few more biases to share. And it’s just fine if folks don’t agree with what I say or the positions I espouse. I prefer that you to listen to a number of people and then make up your own mind based on a rationale that makes the most sense to you. Mash the barbs on your hooks. It’s easier and safer for you and it’s less stressful on the fish because you can more easily back the hook out of the fish’s mouth if you