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Canyon7October 22nd, 2015, 8:15 am

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Howdy folks, I bought some fly rods and reels a few years ago from a sportsman warehouse going out of business, now I need line for my reels. I mostly fish for trout and grayling here in AZ. I assume I ought to have a floating line if I'm dry fly fishing?
WbranchOctober 23rd, 2015, 4:53 pm
York & Starlight PA

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Almost all modern fly rods have the length and preferred line weight printed on the butt section near the cork grip. See what line weight they recommend. Yes, if you are going to dry fly fish you always want to use a floating line. You can also fish wet flies, nymphs, and streamers with a floating line by either adding weight to the fly when it is tied or adding split shot to the leader.

If you plan to fish streamers and nymphs often you might want to consider a sink tip fly line.
Catskill fly fisher for fifty-five years.
Canyon7November 3rd, 2015, 11:53 am

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Thanks for the great help and advice wbranch, I appreciate it
MiltRPowellNovember 4th, 2015, 8:43 pm
Posts: 106Canyon 7, Whatever you decide on line, fishing wet, dry, whatever. Have fun with it, & you'll find your own rewards...
GilsauJuly 11th, 2016, 6:27 pm

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welcome as me dude! haha

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