What’s in Your Fly Box? See a Top 10 List

elk_hair_caddis Those new to fly fishing face a dizzying number of decisions—long or short, fast or slow, glass or grass, line color, click and pawl or disc drag, expensive or cheap…….  Even after staggering through the all the equipment decisions, you then have even more choices about what to put on the end of the line. What flies you carry will depend on a number of factors—climate and conditions, hatches, water levels and clarity, etc.  But, there are some basic trout flies that you should never leave home without.

After scouring the internet for “Top 10 (or more) Fly” recommendations, I listed each in a spreadsheet and tallied the number of time a fly was common across the various lists. Read more »

FWF Shenandoah River June 21, 2014 Canceled

Hi–FWF for Saturday, June 21, 2014 has been canceled due to high water.   Fred

July 2, 2014 FWF Germanna/Rapidan River Canceled

Hi–FWF Germanna/Rapidan River has been canceled due to high water.   Fred

Camp Special Love June 14, 2014

Hi–Camp Special Love is scheduled for Saturday, June 14, from 9am-3pm at Fairfax Shelter at 4H center in Front Royal. Volunteers are needed to support BillH/host for this event with cancer kids aquatic life stream collection/identification and pond fishing.

Fred

FWF JUNE 9, 2014 Postponed

Hi–The FWF at SF Shenandoah has been postponed until 8am Monday, July 21.  Fred