MHO TIPS FROM OUTFITTERS
and Trout during a catch and release:
What not to do:
Clean your fly line
often. Use a mild detergent with water, wash and rinse. Allow it to dry prior
to replacing on the reel.
If your fly line is
curling from being on the reel have a friend help you stretch it. If you’re
fishing alone, use a pole, tree, or the ball of a hitch.
You can use
several products to dress your fly line. There is commercial line dressing, or
you can use ArmorAll. Be sure to clean your guides, also. It makes casting
For an enjoyable
fishing trip you should have with you several items: Aqua seal (to repair your
waders), Pliobond (for felt and wading shoe repair)
Early in trout
season, like deer season, use hand warmers, both in your pockets and on your
feet. They make the fishing on those cold mornings enjoyable.
If you own several
fly lines of different weights, mark the lines a couple of feet up with a
marking pen. 5 marks indicate a 5-weight line.
· A great way to meet other fly fisherman is by sharing flies. You’ll make lasting friends and may even get a great pattern in return.
Tight Lines J.T.