How To Choose A Fly Line

How To Choose A Fly Line

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.

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Examples of the different WF5F fly lines

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How to match a Fly Rod, Fly Reel, Fly Line, Leader, and Tippet

How to match a Fly Rod, Fly Reel, Fly Line, Leader, and Tippet

One of the most challenging things for me when I started fly fishing was figuring out what kind of fly rod, fly line, leader, and tippet to use. There are a ton of options and you can easily be overwhelmed when trying to figure it out on your own. My goal is to give you a starting point to understanding how to match a fly rod, reel, line, leader and tippet. Continue reading “How to match a Fly Rod, Fly Reel, Fly Line, Leader, and Tippet”