26 October 2013

• Fly-Fishing Not As Complicated As Most People Think

“The choice of a fly-fishing outfit is only slightly more complicated than selecting a spinning outfit. Fly-fishing tackle is manufactured to a standard that was developed by the American Fishing Tackle Association in the 1960s. They developed a numbering system for fly-fishing equipment that allowed anglers to match lines to rods and to pick the appropriate-sized equipment for the type of fish they were after.

"The smaller the numbers, the more delicate the outfit, with numbers three to five best for small fish in streams, six to eight best for larger sized fish in bigger water and the heavy weights nine to 11 for larger fish such as salmon, or for fly-fishing on big lakes, rivers or the ocean.”

Read the full article at this link: CapeBretonPost.com

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