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How can I be sure what flying rods do I need?I work backwards.

I started with five key issues:

  1. What size flies do I want to fish?
  2. How many flies are the flies and/or windproof?
  3. How close or far from fishing?
  4. How much wind do I expect?
  5. What type of presentation do I need?

These five questions tell me that I need to know almost everything to choose and hell; drum sound, please & hellip; no, not a flying rod.A flying line and leader.

I chose flight lines and leaders based on the answers to these five questions.If my fishing size is 18 feet flies, with weird flies, with 35 & rsquo; & rsquo; & rsquo; & rsquo ” requires a specific flight line and leader combination.If I use the running on my waist to stick a few weighted nymphs, I want a different line/leader combination.If I want to play 60 & rsquo; to a distant bank.

Looking back: The size and weight of my flies, the distance between the distance, the cast, the wind (or the lack of wind), the type of performance determines the appropriate flight line and leader.The flight line and the leader told me the decision of the length, weight and movement of the flying rod.

Simple, right?Well, sometimes, sometimes.

If I just want to do one thing on the water, my choice will be more obvious.Assuming I want to fish in the fish in the fish, I have confidence, I will be at 30 & rsquo of; rsquo; and 40 & rsquo; under relatively calm conditions.For me, it is easy to choose the best line/leadership combination for this situation, and then choose a pole designed to handle the specific task.

However, let me say that I just need to use the settings until the wind starts in the afternoon. Those catfish rising catfish will disappear, and I will switch to No. 8 Grasshopper & Mdash;Essence

Now, I need to ask myself whether the lines and leaders I use earlier can still work normally.This will win, and whether I need to rebuild my leaders, or I need to change the leader and the flight line.The answers to these questions will help me determine whether I use the same rod I like before, or whether I need to choose a new rod to match the new line/leader/flight combination required.

There are some ideas here.We do not use 9 & rsquo; 5 weight rods regularly because it is always the best tool for specific fishing conditions.We use 9 & rsquo; 5 weight because it is so extensive potential.

There are some decisions that flying fishermen always need to make.When we change flies and technology, we must also decide whether to adjust our line and leader combination & mdash; maybe even change our flying rod.For example, a 8 -inch 4 weight may be the ideal setting of dried fly fishing on a small spring creek, and 9 & rsquo; 6 weight may be the ideal stick to imitate the fishing fight on the West River.Do we carry two rods, or choose a pole that can handle two situations?

You may imagine that the answer to this question eventually depends on the flies we will use, the distance we plan to apply, the presentation we choose, and the air volume we can expect.

In the end, a factor we did not propose was not before: the size of the fish.This is because the vast majority of catfish we want to catch up with here 48 years old, between 6 and 22 inches.As long as our toes are not too light, any weight flying rod from 3 to 6 weights will effectively play and land on those catfish.

I don’t want to share the hard and fast rules, but my suggestions on any fishing person & mdash & mdash; said, 2 feet and below & mdash; are focusing on the above problems.We did not match the size of the pole with the catfish that we wanted to capture.We match lines with leaders with the type of fishing we expect.

In the final analysis, this is not so complicated.If we know the size of the flies, we will encounter fish, how heavy they are, what performance will we use, what will we use, how far we will apply, and what we can do.Leader of this job.Once we are clear, we can choose the pole & mdash; or Rods & MDash; this is the most meaningful for our time on the water.