Beginner Series: Fly Lines, Leaders, and Tippet

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By Justin Pickett So you’ve decided to dive into the world of fly fishing and need to outfit your new rod and reel purchase with a fly line, leaders and spools of tippet. Does it matter what line you get? And what about leaders? What the hell...

How To Get New Fly Line For $5, Or Pretty Close

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Think you need a new fly Line? Spend $5 First. I was out fishing with my buddy Scott the other day. He broke off his rig while I was on the oars so I handed him my five weight to fish. Scott took one cast and...

Understanding Fly Line Tapers and Diagrams

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Buying a fly line doesn't have to be a leap of faith. For many anglers, fly lines and their characteristics are a huge mystery. They know that different fly lines cast differently and that some suit their needs or casting styles better than others but...

RIO Flats Pro Stealth Fly Line Review

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The new Flats Pro Stealth fly line looks to be RIO’s best offering in years. Ladies and gentleman, we have a winner. This fly line answers some very big questions for me and my first outing with it was a success. The Flats Pro delivered everything...

Bonefish Fly Lines: Beyond The Cast

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By Louis Cahill Does having the right fly line mean catching more fish? Absolutely. Having the right fly line for the species you’re targeting and the conditions you’re fishing is key for a successful day of fishing. You can buy a line from almost any manufacturer...