Fly-Fishing-Equipment helps you choose the right tackle.

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Before you choose your Fly-fishing-equipment you need to make a decision as to what type of fishing you are going to do. Fly-fishing-basics will help you with your choice.

Fly-fishing-equipment However, your geographical location and the proximity of suitable rivers, streams and lakes will limit your choices to a certain degree.

Study your local area and note the opportunities it offers for fly-fishing. If you are fortunate enough to live in an area that is well served by rivers and lakes you will obviously have more options. Though sometimes too much choice can be a bad thing.

Do you drive? If you do then your range of suitable venues will be greatly extended.

If after doing this research you are still undecided about which fish to pursue then your best course of action would be to consult with the local angling community, who I am sure would be only too happy to advise you. And don’t forget to visit your local fly-fishing store.

So having talked to the local experts and visited your local fly-fishing store you will now have a clearer notion of the type of fishing that you will be engaged in.

Of course your decision making will not be finished just yet. Having chosen which species of fish you are after and chosen your rod it is now time to consider the type of fly you will need.

For example, if you are fishing for trout a suitable fly would be small and resemble a tiny insect or baitfish. The flies weight would be insignificant To catch larger fish such as Bass flies will need to be larger and lines heavier. To accommodate this the rod itself will have to be more robust

Once the flies you are going to use have been selected you are ready to begin fishing.

Take the chosen fly and attach it to the thin transparent piece of plastic (called a leader) which is fixed to the end of the fly-line. The leader is light enough to float on the surface of the water and because it is transparent the fish cannot see it. With the fly attached you are now ready to cast.

When casting the motion of your arm causes the rod to bend, as this happens the rod becomes charged with energy. When you stop the rod suddenly this energy is released and propels the leader and fly onto the water.

To enable the beginner to start quickly and at a reasonable cost most fishing stores offer fairly inexpensive starter kits which contain everything you will need. They also provide you with a mine of useful advice.

So, when it comes to choosing your fly-fishing-equipment the first call you should make is to your local dealer.

Fly-fishing-equipment

Lines

Starting Out

Your Rod

Hooks

Tackle