Types of Fly Lines Explained

Types of Fly Lines Explained

There are a number of types of fly lines, one of the common differentiators of these is fly line density. Fly lines have different densities, each density is used for a different method of fly fishing. At the highest level, fly lines either float or sink. When we break it down a bit further we… Continue Reading Types of Fly Lines Explained

The Davy Knot

The Davy Knot

Here is a new knot to try – the Davy Knot. This knot is attributed to Davy Wotton, a fly fishing expert living in the United States.

It is very compact, making it a suitable knot for small flies. It is probably easier to tie than the famous Penny knot and It also uses very little tippet if tied carefully.

Tests have rated it as a bit more than 85% in terms of line strength, just a bit less than the Penny knot claims.

Give it a try and see what you think.