Grasshopper Fly Fishing
Hopper fishing is possibly the most exciting of all terrestrial fishing (photo: Louis Cahill).

The amount of useful information available to fly fisherman today is astounding. Folks with years of experience and expertise provide a veritable fountain of wisdom on virtually every topic that relates to fly fishing. The three reads highlighted below offer insightful information on a variety of early summer topics.

Terrestrials and the Weather

Terrestrial season has come to many areas across the country, but not to all. Knowing when, where and how to fish terrestrials will not only increase your chances of success, but may even offer up the opportunity to start your terrestrial fishing a bit earlier than you'd normally expect. Given that fishing terrestrials can be one of the most fun and exciting ways to take fish on the surface, this is good news for all. Kent Klewein from Gink and Gasoline covers how weather and other conditions affect the timing and tactics of terrestrial fishing.

Best Tides for Bonefishing

When and where to chase bonefish tails is a game of knowing the tides. Deneki Outfitters, who makes one of their homes on the waters of the Bahamas' South Andros island, answers the question: what are the best tides for bonefishing?

Understanding the Caddisfly

Caddisflies are one of the most dependable producers for trout fishermen. These bugs are found in countless waters from coast to coast and can bring about days of electrifying dry fly fishing. Understanding the full lifecycle, both above and below the water's surface, can offer great opportunities to build success on the back of the caddisfly all season long. In American Angler, Bill Edrington gives us the lowdown on caddisflies (via Midcurrent).