Outfits vs. Components

There are tons of options out there to help people get into fly fishing and among those options are outfits, rod and reel combos, and buying individual components. I generally recommend that newcomers buy one of the many readily available outfits, but there are some really good reasons why someone …

Flies

The term fly refers to an ever widening variety of artificial lures used in fly fishing. A fly can be anything from a musky streamer bigger than your shoe to a minute midge pattern smaller than the letters on this page. The type of fly you select depends on what type …