Spring Time Fly Fishing Gear Tune-Up – Part 4 – Reels & Rods

Your rod and reel are the most important parts of your fly fishing gear. There are a few simple things you can do to make sure they give you years of great service. Reels There’s really not much to say about maintaining reels, other than … lubricate them as per the manufacturers’ instructions! As with …

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Spring Time Fly Fishing Gear Tune-Up – Part 3 – Staying Hooked

If you have ever experienced a day where the fish were hitting the fly but you had problems setting the hook, then it is likely that the hook you were using needed a few good strokes across a sharpening stone. It can be quite frustrating to know that you have tied the right fly pattern …

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Teach For Success – Why We Learn Poetry Part 2

Poetry is the soul’s music, and without it we might forget how to move to the rhythm of the universe. It is also the distillation of our perceptions of what we experience in our separate realities, and its expression is our creative, written attempt to share that reality with each other. You know, poetry is …

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Spring Time Fly Fishing Gear Tune-Up – Part 2 – Clean Those Fly Lines

There are an almost endless array of fly lines available, some which cost extraordinary amounts. If you have invested money in a quality line, you will want to ensure that it lasts for as long as possible. The single most important thing you can do is keep it clean. After each trip, take a little …

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Spring Time Fly Fishing Gear Tune-Up – Part 1

Maintaining your fly fishing gear is one of those things that many people forget about yet can be the single most important thing to ensuring that your gear lasts for years to come. It will only take a few moments and won’t cost you very much, either! For those who have just recently converted to …

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