Do You Need To Wear Waders When Fly Fishing? (Answered!)
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Do You Need To Wear Waders When Fly Fishing? (Answered!)

Waders are not essential kit for fly-fishing. While they do keep fishermen warm and dry when fishing in cold conditions it is still possible to catch trout year round without them. Arrive at any popular trout river early in the season, and it might seem like everyone is dressed in chest waders. This was certainly…

Are Dive Boots Good for Wading? (Much Cheaper Than Wading Boots)

Are Dive Boots Good for Wading? (Much Cheaper Than Wading Boots)

Dive boots have a couple of shortcomings that make them unsuitable for wading rivers and streams. The soles are thin enough that you can feel every stone or rock making it uncomfortable for prolonged wading over river stones. They also offer very poor grip on slippery or smooth surfaces. Dive boots however work fine for…

What is the difference between trout and salmon?

What is the difference between trout and salmon?

Trout and Salmon both belong to the ‘salmonidae’ Family. (They also share the family with Chars, Graylings and several other types of fish). The names trout and salmon are a human concepts used to group species of fish into predefined categories. Unfourntatly, the Salmonidae population is so diverse that there is a lot of overlap…