Fly Fishing Reels

Line Colors & Care

by Fly Fisherman

I am also one of those who believe that color in a fly line is more important to the fisherman than to the fish. Trout, bass or bonefish, to name a few, will hit flies served up on the end of the line whether it is amber, green, camouflaged, or what have you, as long [...]

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A good line, properly cared for, should last a fly fisherman two or three years, depending on how much it is used The life of a fly line used in the salt is much less, especially if used in boats where grease, oil and gasoline get on the line, as do sand and dirt from [...]

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Fly fishing Lines

by Fly Fisherman

LINES Great care should be taken to be sure that the rod is properly lined. It is a moot point whether the underlined or the over- lined rod is harder on the caster. Overloading will result in sloppy casts, poor presentation and lack of accuracy, and it is difficult to manipulate the fly with a [...]

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Fly Fishing-Trout Reel

by Fly Fisherman

Most standard trout reels are large enough to hold only the fly line, with no room for backing. These small reels are good enough for most trout fishing but where the angler may tie into a long-running fish or a heavy fish in heavy water, he can be a very busy man chasing the trout [...]

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