Dry Flies & Emergers – How to Use



Dry fly fishing is visually exciting and is motivates many people to begin fly fishing. However, doing it right is not easy and it can be frustrating if you don’t know some basics. Host Tom Rosenbauer covers all the essentials of dry fly fishing which will help you to become more effective on the water.
www.thenewflyfisher.com

source



27 thoughts on “Dry Flies & Emergers – How to Use

  1. Nice video. The dry fly dropper is a cool rig if you can cast it. Read about it in Ray Bergman' s "Trout" Almost 50 years ago. An angling classic that us old purists still live by..

  2. When the fish are rising but not that aggressive i put a trailer fly on like you said,,i tie about 18 inches of tippit onto the curl of the dry fly hook up front , what i do is if its a sulfer hatch i will take a dry sulfer fly and cut off all the hackle and use it as a nymph trailing the dry fly , i have had a ton of fish take the trailer sulfer fly for years.

  3. I wanted to get a top reach of 7 foot 4 at a hookup of a brook trout while fishing from my canoe, but while trying the top reach , ( i'm 5 foot 6 ) i fell overboard , sank my canoe and lost the fish but had a great day however.

  4. Great video and an interesting technique "washing line" we are limited to only 3 single point hooks here, so I'll just swap off the one closes to the rod for a corky – just changed my entire list of things to do tomorrow to "go fishing! " πŸ™‚

  5. Tom Rosenbauer you are truly an inspiration I’m 61 and just tried fly fishing for the first time I caught my first ever Brown on my first time fly fishing . My second trip out to the Kern River I pretty much donated flies to the trees. Your videos are so helpful I will be back at again this weekend practicing the roll cast. Thank you very much and yes thank you Orvis. (By the way my first fly rod purchase was an Orvis )

  6. Funny enough as a kid I started fly fishing with the dry fly. My dad reckoned I'd warm to it faster as it was much more visual. And I did. I've introduced a couple of friends to fly fishing and again I started them on the dry and they seemed to have the same experience. Others I've met down the years who started as most do(at least here in Ireland) by down stream wet fly fishing find the dry more difficult. I think a lot of it is the "high brow" perception of it, plus you can go years wet fly fishing and catching fish, with not so great casting and presentation skills. The current tends to smooth out bad technique. Thats harder to un-learn I think.
    Anyway great channel with great info. Subscribed. πŸ™‚

  7. Not just a really informative video but so beautiful the country and the water and great presenters knowledgable sensitive and just real nice guys Thanks form a cold and windy England.

Leave a Comment

Catching Crappie on LIVE minnows | How to fish a BOBBER for Crappie

In this video I fish with live minnows and a slip bobber to catch summer crappie. I also teach how ...
Read More

Various ways to Present Wacky Rigs for Bass Fishing

In this quick 1 minute tip, Todd Hammill walks us through different ways he likes to wacky rig bass in ...
Read More

Bass Fishing: Rapala Shiner Minnow

Back doing what I love this week. Bass fishing in wisco. This is a great video. The bigger bass are ...
Read More

Thoughts on Fishing Frogs for Bass

Terry Brown of Wired2fish catches a lot of fish on frogs throughout the year on tough fisheries in Illinois. In ...
Read More

BASS FISHING: Larry Nixon 1998 “Power Floating” Worms

A lost treasure from "Mr. Megabucks" Larry Nixon. His "Fishing Lessons" show hasn't aired in almost 20 years. A classic ...
Read More

Fishing for Striped bass using lures | Daiwa SP minnow

I just came back from vacation and I have not gone out fishing for nearly a week and a half ...
Read More

Ned Rig Tips and Tricks for Winter Bass Fishing- Adding Hackle to Jig Head

Ned Rig Tips and Tricks for Winter Bass Fishing. Add Hackle to your favorite Ned Rig Jig for extra attraction! ...
Read More

Intex Mariner 4 Bass Boat Modifications

Showing some enhancements made to my Mariner 4. source ...
Read More

Kayak Bass Fishing – The Slow Grind – Lake Naconiche, TX

Just another kayak bass fishing video. Unfortunately, this one is definitely not one of the best I've put together. Fishing ...
Read More

Kayak Bass Fishing | The TEN | Bienville Plantation – 2017

The Kayak Bass Fishing Tournament Series consists of several different series and events. One of the most prestigious is the ...
Read More