Author: David Mead
Perhaps the most common question asked between fly anglers is, “What rod are you fishing?” Fly rods are the focal point of a fly angler’s arsenal – the rock stars of your fishing gear. Successful fly fishers won’t simply know the brand and name of the rod they are fishing; they will know why their rod makes them more likely to catch fish. And though modern-day fly rods are packed with a variety of different technologies, understanding them doesn’t have to be difficult.
|Smaller trout in small creeks||0-4|
|Northern Pike and Muskie||8-12|
|Striped bass, false albacore||8-12|
|Peacock bass, golden dorado||8-12|
|Tarpon, roosters, giant trevally||10-12|
|Sailfish and marlin||14|