It is important for the beginning fly fisherman to know that there are severely different types of fly fishing flies available for use. These little flies are very unique in their own way and considered to be the most important pieces of fly fishing gear needed for a successful day of fishing. They are special little things ma jigs that are used by fishermen to help them catch their fish. The fly fishing flies were created to look like fish and insects in the water and the type of fly used matches the type of food that the species of fish at the fisherman’s favorite location consider to be a gourmet meal. A lot of different materials are used to make up the fly fishing fly pattern. The different materials used can be changed in a wide variety of ways in order for the fisherman to be able to enhance them and create their own creation for their favorite type of fish to catch and location for fishing.
To create their own fly most fishermen only need a short amount of instruction. The size of the fly is based on the size of hook on which it will be tied. When making flies to catch trout the larger the number to smaller the fly is. There is a wingless wet fly that is called a flymph. A flymph is tied with dubbed fur bodies over only the front half of the body. Even though they are we they don’t float above the surface of the water. They float right below the surface and are designed to attract fish below the surface of the water instead of on the top. The wet flies are harder to fish with because the fisherman has to be able to feel the trout as it bites their line.