New To Fly: Episode 5
Basic River Fly Fishing Tactics

Far Bank Fly Fishing School

New To Fly

E5: Basic River Fly Fishing Tactics

This episode is a comprehensive dive into what river fly fishing is all about. The video covers all the basics needed to understand what you are doing in a river; how to be safe when fishing, where you should fish, how to fish, what to do when you hook a fish, and how to identify the fish you have caught. In addition, this film discusses the three key tactics an angler can use to fly fish in a river.

Episode 5 Chapters

Chapter 1
Safety Considerations

Chapter 2
Fish Behavior In Moving Water
Chapter 3
Identifying Fish

Chapter 4
Finding Fish
Chapter 5
Basic River Gear

Chapter 6
Basic Fly Casts For The River Angler
Chapter 7
"Mending" The Line

Chapter 8
Controlling Line Slack
Chapter 9
Approaching The Water

Chapter 10
Basic River Fly Fishing Tactics
Chapter 11a
The Swing

Chapter 11b
Stripping The Fly
Chapter 11c
Dry Fly

Chapter 11d
Nymph And Indicator
Chapter 12
Setting The Hook

Chapter 13
Releasing A Fish