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Choosing a Saltwater Fly Rod

Choosing a Saltwater Fly Rod

Choosing a saltwater rod is fish species specific

If you have only fished for trout and bass, your first questions might be, "What kind of rod do I need? Does it have to be different than what I already have?" Actually, any rod that works in freshwater will work in saltwater fishing, but there are trade-offs. Saltwater is corrosive to many metals...

Fly Fishing For Tarpon

Tarpon Flies

In early April schools of giant tarpon start sneaking into "Back Country" ; that amorphous conglomeration of mangrove islands, reefs and flats on the Gulf side of the Florida Keys...

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Tarpon Leader with Fluorocarbon shock tippet

Tarpon Leader

Guides' favorite! Super tough, 22 lb (10 kg) IGFA Class ultra hard saltwater mono with 24 inches (0.6 m) between the double Biminis. 6 foot overall length...

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Hardy Ultralite SDSL Fly Reel

The Hardy Ultralite SDSL Fly Reel

Many anglers who live in the Pacific Northwest (and other parts of the world) use the same reels for both Spey fishing and for medium to heavy saltwater fly fishing...

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Flyfisher's Guide to Oregon

Flyfisher's Guide to Oregon

This is the new fly fishing handbook for Oregon with lots of color pictures, river maps and hatch charts. Whether you are a local resident or a traveling out of stater you will want on of these books in your car to find access points and GPS coordinates...

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