Tag: Fly Rod

  • Where it begins.

    Where it begins.

    In freshwater fly fishing, a nine-foot-five-weight has become the default beginner’s fly rod. This isn’t without some merit, and it’s pretty hard to go wrong with a nine-foot-five-weight rod.  But that doesn’t mean that a seven-foot-four-weight (or something else) wouldn’t serve you just as well, if not better.  As you will quickly learn, there is […]

  • Puzzle Pieces

    Puzzle Pieces

    My intent with this post is to assist those who are just starting out in fly fishing, and still don’t really understand what the various components of fly fishing tackle are, what they do, and how they fit into this often seemingly complicated puzzle.  But it really isn’t as complicated as it may seem at […]