Does Fly Line Color Make A Difference?

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By Louis Cahill Why do you need a bright colored fly line and does it spook fish? A reader asked for an opinion on this and that’s what you’re going to get. My opinion. This is one of those hotly contested arguments that anglers can’t...

Fast Action Fly Rods And The Fly Lines That make Us Love Them

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Selecting the right fly line for your fast action fly rod isn’t as easy as it used to be. I have found myself having this conversation with three different anglers this week. That’s generally a good sign that it’s time to write something on the topic....

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...

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...

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...