This Fly Fishing Tip is brought to you by Jake Ricks of Utah Fly Guides. What Lies Beneath There’s just something in all of us that wants to know what lies beneath. That’s a big part of the reason we fish. The deeper and darker the run or pool on a river the more we…

 
 

This quick video tutorial shows you how to build a coiled mono sighter used in place of a strike indicator when fly fishing with nymphs. Used in several European nymphing methods, including French Nymphing and Spanish nymphing techniques, a coiled mono sighter greatly increases strike detection. What’s a Sighter The concept of a sighter was…

 

I’ve been experimenting with European fly fishing nymphing techniques including Czech nymphing, French nymphing and Spanish nymphing. The Europeans have been kicking butt in international fly fishing competitions for years using these techniques for fishing nymphs so I figured they were worth a look. Czech Nymphing In the last few posts we covered Czech nymphing,…

 

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CSWL9BA-MEo[/youtube] A little intimidated by the thought of fishing 3 or 4 flies like the Czech’s do? So was I, and frankly it’s a bit of a pain in the butt. Not to worry though, a 2-fly Czech nymph setup works pretty darn well too. 2-Fly European Nymphing Rig In this video tutorial Aaron Jasper…

 

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ne0Anz5wKeU[/youtube] Czech Nymphing Leader Aaron Jasper demonstrates a Davy Wotton leader knot that can be used to construct a Czech nymphing leader.  I attended Aaron’s Euro Nymphing Clinc earlier this year where he demonstrated how to build and fish a Czech nymphing rig. If what follows sounds confusing, trust me it’s not. It’s just hard to…