Helpful Flyfishing Websites

These are websites that we find particularly useful for fishing in general; if you have a valued website that you feel should be added to this site, please email the link to peter@yosemitesierraflyfishing.com.

Moccasin Creek


Destinations

Goodwin Lake - Trophy Trout Fishing/Lodging in a private tailwater section below Lake Tulloch, with rainbows and browns to 27 inches!  Yosemite Sierra Flyfishing offers guided instruction on this lake!

Stream Flows

Dreamflows - Dam releases/river flow information.
USGS - Dam releases/river flow information.
California Department of Water Resources - Dam releases/river flow information.

General Fly Fishing Information

Dave's Sierra Fishin - Good information on popular fishing destinations in the Sierra and how to fish them.
Steven Ojai's Fly Box - Great website for Sierra fly fishing info, several fly tying tutorials on popular Sierra patterns. Online store for all materials listed in fly recipes.
Ralph and Lisa Cutter's School of Flyfishing - Good fly pattern index/instructions, very educational (entomology wise).

Fly Shops

The Fly Stop - Buy flies online starting at 60 cents per fly.
Flyfishing Specialties - Fully stocked shop with online ordering; they ship very quickly.
Yosemite Adventure Supplies - 11875 Ponderosa Lane, Suite D., Groveland CA 95321
Not a fly shop, but the last stop on the way to Yosemite (Highway 120 route) for fly fishing supplies. They carry basic essentials such as leaders, tippet, split shot, and flies. The flies are sold as a selection of Yosemite Sierra Fly Fishing recommended flies, with fly box.

Fly Fishing Knot Instruction

Animated Fishing Knots - Good site with step by step animation of popular fishing knots.
Killroy's Knot Index - Includes most of the knots needed for freshwater fly fishing.
Swirl Knot - Fly to Tippet Knot demonstrated by Tom Knoth of Yosemite Sierra Fly Fishing.

Fly Fishing Comedy

Hank Patterson Videos - Hilarious YouTube videos from Hank Patterson, "fly fishing expert".

Flytying Instruction

CopperFly - Online fly tying videos on The Whip Finish, Hair Stacking, and more.
Fly Anglers Online - lots of fly tying info and tutorials.
Troutflies.com - Great online tutorials on popular flies.
Ultimate Fly Tying - Hundreds of fly tying recipes with photos.

Steven Ojai's Fly Box - Great website for Sierra fly fishing info, several fly tying tutorials on popular Sierra patterns. Online store for all materials listed in fly recipes.
Ralph and Lisa Cutter's School of Flyfishing - Good fly pattern index/instructions, very educational (entomology wise).

 

To plan or book your guided trip, or for more information, please contact Peter Thompson at (831) 345-8203 or email Peter: peter@yosemitesierraflyfishing.com.