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Hi all I have been fly fishing for a couple years now but I don't do a lot of nymphing could you guys just give me the run down on how to use the nymph properly

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Hi all I have been fly fishing for a couple years now but I don't do a lot of nymphing could you guys just give me the run down on how to use the nymph properly

Did you try a search on this site?

There is a wealth of knowledge in past posts.

You may also want to move this topic, or repost on "Fly Fishing"

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YouTube it. there is alot. and for me it is better to see it and hear it rather than read it.

To me, the 2 most important things are

Start with only nymphing 10' or less from yourself gain distance with time, and make sure they are getting deep.

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Be prepared to be frustrated... And if you can afford, take a half day with a guide.

Sorry that's not vey helpful.

Swing by Eldridge if you're in the area and ask them how to rig their thill setup.

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Be prepared to be frustrated... And if you can afford, take a half day with a guide.

Good piece of advice right there. I too hadn't done much nymph fishing, did 2 half days with a guide and learned more in those two half days than I would have on my own in 1 season. :)

Who says you can't teach and "Old Dog" a new trick or two!! :D

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Go with the guide if at all possible. Best money I've spent on this sport was a half day guided trip when I was in my teens because I wanted to learn to fish nymphs. Otherwise I am self-taught but that half day is what allowed everything else to fall into place.

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just to let you know this is in the wrong forum, this is for the web site to make announcements

you should move this to the main forum

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And a year old

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If you can't afford a guide, this would be my advice. Do some research and watch a few youtube videos. If i were you I would begin on water that I know holds fish, like an area that is freshly stocked. Some may disagree, but at the least you will see the difference between bottom and a fish. Fishing a stocked area is a great way to practice and work the bugs out for when you get on a big river, and hopefully it will give you a little confidence in your nypmhing abilities.

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