Category Archives: Equipment

This category for articles related to fly fishing equipment – rods, reels, lines, leaders, etc.

Casting Practice by Lefty Kreh

Many years ago I attached yarn to the leader when casting. I was never satisfied with the results for the little yarn ball never felt like a fly but more like a miniature parachute, making it difficult for the tippet … Continue reading

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Fly Casting Hacks


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Fly Casting Hacks For those of you not familiar with the term “hack” it is commonly used to describe a solution to a problem or a simplification to an existing problem. The first hack I would like to talk about is … Continue reading

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Rod Rating Systems by Daniel le Breton


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Rod ratings   There is no way to find a perfect rod rating system for fly rods. Provocative isn’t it? But there are reasons why this ideal situation cannot be. It does not mean that nothing is possible in this … Continue reading

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