Are you tired of the usual vacation that you have? You want to try something new? Well, why don’t you have a fly fishing vacation? It is your chance to be away from all the stress the city life gave you. It’s time for you to enjoy and have a break and that is what fly fishing could do to you. It is a very relaxing activity that anyone would surely enjoy. Aside from the fact that fly fishing promotes being cozy in the warmth of Mother Nature, you will also feel relaxed every time you get to catch a fish and this has been a proven fact.
By definition, fly fishing would mean to catch a fish through the use of an artificial fly. When done traditionally, wherein fishing rods are way heavier to cast the baits into the targeted fish and compared to fly fishing, it uses a lighter rod which heavy enough to cast the fly into the target. Fly fishing has different types, colors and sizes. Also, there are natural and synthetic materials being used together or interchangeably. But, in most fly fishing vacation sites, they’d used flies to ensure they’re attractive to the target fish.
Although it is popular today, not everybody is aware of the fact that fly fishing already started even in the ancient times. It was said that the first recorded fly fishing happened when a fisherman tied red wool on their hook and used it as a bait to lure the fish – this was on a Roman’s description and the fisherman was said to be from Macedonia and it transpired in Astraeus river.
Fly fishing could be done in freshwater or saltwater but there are actually places wherein one could do fly fishing. But, due to the changes in the place and the natural aquatic territories, one must be able to adjust the techniques in angling and fishing in general because fishing in a river and in the ocean are two different things. On freshwater fishing, there is a different technique in doing it. One way is to ensure to have the right wading boots since it would help in our grip while walking on slippery areas. There are also boots that are designed to provide insulation to keep the cold out from the feet. On the other hand, there is what termed as dry fly fishing wherein the fly or bait must not be submerged in the water. It is enough to reach the surface of the water where the fisherman could see any strike made by the target fish. Even if most fish like trout strike baits underwater, their percentage of striking on the bait at the water’s surface is relatively high to keep the fishermen busy. This kind of technique is commonly used by beginners due to the gratification upon seeing their baits attracting fish and getting a strike from it.
So, what are you waiting for? Go for a fly fishing vacation and you’ll never regret it. It will you time to be relaxed, think and be cozy with nature.