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Fly fishing gear. There are 3 different types of strings?

one is the backing, the next one is the fly line and the next is the leader? correct? what knots for each one and how are they attatched? Is it all reusuable? When do I have to replace the line? Can the fly line be the backing or is it too short? As much detail […]

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What does the line weight do in fly fishing?

What do the different line weights mean? Does it help with your casting. more weight= farther the cast? Is it easier to cast sinking or floating fly line Do line weight go with rods? or can you use any line weight for any rod Tweet This Post

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Can I use a seven weight fly reel with an eight weight rod and line?

I am configuring a new fly rod setup for sockeye salmon (roughly 8-10 lbs), and am wondering if I can put eight weight fly line on my Loomis venture seven reel, and then put that on an eight weight rod, or if it will likely break on me. the river I fish in isn’t a […]

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i am new to fly fishing I have an okuma sierra 8/9 fly reel and a 5 wt 8feet 6 inch rod will this set up work.?

I am new to fly fishing, i am not looking to spend anymore money. I will be using the rod for panfish bass and some trout fishing. I know its not the ideal set up!! but will it work?? Any information anyone can give me on this would be great. The reel is an okuma […]

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What's the wosrt gear you've ever used?

This should be fun…..I’m going to let the community pick the best answer 1. Spinning Rod – Ugly Stik 2. Spinning Reel – Anything Penn 3. Fly Rod – Temple Forks + Ugly Stik (they actually made this dog into a fly rod – go figure) 4. Fly Reel – Loomis Venture (over-rated) 5. Fly […]

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Fly fishing?

I have a new tappered fly line from bass pro it is a 5wt.http://www.basspro.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/Product_10151_-1_10001_25195_175003001_175000000_175003000_175-3-1 I was wondering wich end of the line I should have at the end of reel whare the tippet goes. I’m asking this because one side starts to grow larger almost Immediately and the other end dose not change its diamiter […]

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Any tips on casting a fly rod?

I have trouble getting the fly and leader away from the fly line because the fly line hits the water it is in a straight line but the leader and fly just bundles up right at the tip i was thinking it was my casting method or the fly line I hope that explains it […]

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Help choosing a fly line?

I just finished building my first fly rod (5wt) and i bought a reel. Now i need some line. What is a good, fairly cheap fly line? How often do i need to change it? Do i need to use backing? A leader? And i would appreciate any other relevant information about fly line. Tweet […]

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Fly Line AFTM Question: Would it be okay to use a 3# weight fly line on a 4/5# weight fly rod and reel?

Chadd: I’ve just bought a nice 4/5# weight fly rod and reel combo, but fly line wasn’t included in the deal. My old rod is a 3# weight and I have several lines at that particular weight which were pretty pricey, so I don’t want to waste money buying 4/5# line if I can use […]

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HELP through the BS and PR of Fly Fishing?

So many kinds of pole, rods, system….. how dose anyone know what is best for their style of FLY FISHING?? Moreover dose it matter than the fly and presentation? I thought fishing for wild trout was hard enough!! Trying to learn and understand what is truth verves…… Marketing, PR, and BS is far to hard […]

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