So you have a new rod and found a good deal on a reel, but something’s missing. In fly fishing there is one way to get your fly out on the water in a way that makes it look like a fat juicy meal, the fly line of course.
The fly line may be the most important item when considering buying fly gear. Fly lines come with different tapers, weights, and materials that are perfectly matched to your specific fishing gear, locations, and conditions. However, all the different types of fly lines on the market make it a very tough decision. Especially if you have never fly fished before. Let’s start at the beginning.