Fly Fishing is more than a way of life
While some do it to make a living, fly fishing is one of the coolest things to do simply as a hobby. That’s why the world’s coolest and hippest will do just about anything to get on over to the best fly fishing spots during their free time. Hatches.tv makes it their business to report on the latest in Fly Fishing and all things that people consider to be nice and fishy.
Who likes fly fishing anyway?
If you think fishing is just a reserve for those who crave for fish, you are wrong. Actually, two former US presidents are known to love the thrill of fly fishing. After retiring from being president, George Bush senior turned to fishing. On one of his trips, he actually caught a 135lb. Tarpon. He not only fishes for fun, Mr. Bush has actually participated in many fishing competitions as well as contributed to various fishing conservation campaigns. Second in the line is former president Barack Obama. Though not an established fisherman, Mr. Obama went fly fishing on one of his presidential trips to Montana. To top it all, we have one serious angler who loves catching some bass the same way he does a football. Wide receiver Randy Moss is a well-known bass fisherman who did a lot of fly fishing during his career. Want to know who else is fly fishing- We’ll bring you the best of the best
Okay, what about the girls?
If you thought fishing at the same spot with the dudes is cool, try it with Paris Hilton. Well, she may not be your typical calendar girl but she surely can give you a run for your money. Anyone would be curious to see Hilton work on a fishing trip or even go out on one with her. Another hottie you might bump into on your next fishing trip to Texas is Miranda Lambert. These two might not be your idea of 'fishy chicks' but you should have a better look further in this site for better insights.
What you should know about Fly Tying and obviously fly fishing
Sure there is the fun side of fly fishing, but there is more to it that meets the eye. You’ve got to know how to do it, and do it well. From safety in the water to getting all the right tools and equipment, fly tying and fly fishing requires some learning and getting used to. For example, on my first fishing trip, I didn’t know why it was important to get my hands wet before handling a trout or why it is good to get some fly tying tools from the pharmacy!
Where do I find the best fly fishing hot spots around the world?
There are a lot of awesome places to fly fish, and the best choice is mostly informed by the type of fish you’re looking for. For example, if you’re looking for brown trout, the Rio Grande in Tierra del Fuego is the place to be. The other day, a friend of mine flew to Congo with the sole purpose of hunting down the Goliath tiger fish. With that said, fly fishing on the Congo River Basin should be on your wish list. The other place that makes it to the top three is the Amazon Basin in Brazil. Here, you will experience the thrill of fishing for the deadly piranha. Since there is always room for a bonus, we recommend that you also try out the Umba River in Russia for a good catch of Salmon.