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Chapter Six: Dry Fly Fishing

Basics in avoiding drag, adding movement and fishing emergers.

Dry Fly Fishing Chapter 6 - Video Lessons From Orvis On The Basics of Fly Fishing

Some feel that catching trout on a dry fly is the epitome of fly fishing. We can't argue that it's about as much fun as you can have on a trout stream because everything is visual. Learn how to fly fish for trout with dry flies including avoiding drag, when to fish emergers, what to do when a rising fish does not take your fly, and when to add movement to your dry fly.

You will also learn how to make a curve cast, how to fish a dry fly from a drift boat, how to modify a leader on the stream, and much more.

Watch the entire chapter, or select segments below: