Fly Fishing Bass: A Passion for Life

It was the year 1981 when I had my first fly fishing experiences with trout and chub. Things changed when I discovered (black) bass on the fly in 1984. I fell in love immediately.


Carp flies: a tasty bread pattern

Fly fishing carp has become increasingly popular since the species is found in many habitats. Rainer Ballin provides a step-by-step for one of the best carp flies.


Fishing Pliers – What to look for

Fishing pliers are one of the most important tools when hitting the water. They can remove a hook, cut a line or even the shank of a hook. Here is what you should look for.


Fly Fishing Culture and Philosophy