Archive for the ‘fly fishing tips’ Category

Brake Jobs or Drag Systems on Modern Fly Reels

Written by Stuart on October 14th, 2011 Posted in fly fishing tips

Fly-reel drag systems have come a long way in recent years, but with that advancement comes complexity. Here’s your guide to understanding the inner workings of fish-stopping machines.  Marshall Cutchin photo   ‘I found this very interesting articale on the web and thought that you all might find it of interest.’ Stuart Illsley.  Eyebrook Tackle [...]

Choosing a Fly Line (Part 2)

Written by Stuart on October 14th, 2011 Posted in fly fishing tips

Choosing a Fly Line (Part 2) sectiuons 3  & 4. Typically, four factors determine which fly line is the right choice: fly size, the species and the size of fish you are fishing for. (Part 1) Fishing conditions, and your skill as a caster (Part 2) Factor 3: Wind and Temperature Sometimes the fish and fly size will indicate a certain [...]

Choosing a Fly Line (Part 1)

Written by Stuart on September 23rd, 2011 Posted in fly fishing tips

Choosing a Fly Line (Part 1) GIVEN THE CHOICE between having a very good fly line and an average rod, or a very good rod and an average line, nearly all experts would choose to have the better line. And for good reason. The line is what actually carries the fly to the target and [...]

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