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Best Fly Rods for the Money

Best Fly Fishing Rod

Best Trout Fly Rods

Best Steelhead Fly Rods

Best Fly Reel For The Money

Best Bass Fly Rod

Choosing the Right Fly Line

Best Saltwater Fly Rod

How to Tie a Stimulator Dry Fly

Selecting a Fly Rod

Best Travel Fly Rod

 

Fly Fishing Rods

Fly Fishing Rods

Choose which rod weight (wt) is best suited for which fish you are after.

 

Rod Size Chart with respect to water, fish and weight:

2wt: small water, small fish, trout, pan fish, weighing less than 1 lb

4wt: rivers, lakes, streams, trout, pan fish, dry flies, 0-3 lbs

5wt: rivers, lakes, trout, bass, wet & dry flies, nymphs, 0-4 lbs

6wt: rivers, lakes, trout, bass, wet & dry flies, nymphs, most versatile, 0-5 lbs

7wt: rivers, lakes, small steelhead, big trout, bass, walleye, 3-8 lbs

8wt: rivers, lakes, light Saltwater, Steelhead, Salmon, big trout, bass, pike, walleye 4-15 lbs

9wt: rivers, lakes, Saltwater, Steelhead, Salmon, pike, 4-15 lbs

10wt: rivers, saltwater, steelhead, salmon, Dorado, rooster, bone, permit, stripers, 10-50 lbs

12wt: saltwater, Dorado, sail fish, rooster, tarpon, Wahoo, tuna, 30-150 lbs

14wt: saltwater, sail fish, marlin, shark, tarpon, tuna, 15o+ lbs