When you’re first learning to cast a fly, it is usually much easier with a lighter line. We take a quick look at the main types of fly line and explain some of the terminology you will need to become familiar with.
A good quality fishing rod represents a significant investment. This article will walk you through the three main characteristics of a fly rod, the different material options, and the questions you should be asking yourself before you check out your local supplier.
The goal when casting a fishing fly is to create a narrow loop in the fly line (imagine a paperclip) where both the top and bottom of the line are close together. Stopping the rod at the correct time allows the trailing line to stretch out straight. We explain how to get started.