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The Fly Crate's Guide Fly Fishing Blog is a place for all fly anglers to learn captivating tips, get advice, hear stories, and find news that leads them to discover and explore all corners of fly fishing.

Best Flies For Fly Fishing

6 Killer Flies for Brook Trout

Chasing brook trout in little mountain streams becomes a full-fledged addiction for many.  The colors are usually what draws people in first, from the blue halo to the brilliant orange

4 Great Flies for Low Water Trout

Low water poses an intense challenge for even the most skilled of anglers.  Flows drop, rains become more infrequent, and the trout get sluggish in the tepid water that comes

Trout Tips

3 Great June Hatches for Trout

June is perhaps the best month for trout fishing in the Eastern chunk of the United States, and that’s mostly because of some extraordinary hatches.  As runoff rages across much

Tips for Finding Winter Trout

It doesn’t matter how many boxes filled with neatly organized flies we carry with us on the stream.  Split shot, strike indicators, spare leaders, and spools of tippet are great

4 Great Flies for Low Water Trout

Low water poses an intense challenge for even the most skilled of anglers.  Flows drop, rains become more infrequent, and the trout get sluggish in the tepid water that comes

Bass Tips

Steelhead Tips

Tips for Finding Winter Trout

It doesn’t matter how many boxes filled with neatly organized flies we carry with us on the stream.  Split shot, strike indicators, spare leaders, and spools of tippet are great

Winter Fly Fishing

Tips for Finding Winter Trout

It doesn’t matter how many boxes filled with neatly organized flies we carry with us on the stream.  Split shot, strike indicators, spare leaders, and spools of tippet are great

Spring Fly Fishing

Summer Fly Fishing

6 Killer Flies for Brook Trout

Chasing brook trout in little mountain streams becomes a full-fledged addiction for many.  The colors are usually what draws people in first, from the blue halo to the brilliant orange

3 Great June Hatches for Trout

June is perhaps the best month for trout fishing in the Eastern chunk of the United States, and that’s mostly because of some extraordinary hatches.  As runoff rages across much

Fall Fly Fishing

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