Fly fishing is an art form that not everyone can master. It takes skill, patience, determination and knowledge. It can be very meditative and gives a sense of satisfaction with the perfect cast. As you cast a fly line back and forth immersed in your environment and focused on the present, you feel euphoric.
We want you to have the best experience on your fly fishing adventure at Alphonse Island, so here are a few tips that you may not have considered.
Now that you have the basics down, decide which rod action works best for you:
You need to have perfect timing and technique if you cast fast. This action can bring in a fish faster and is great if it’s windy. This can be difficult for beginners.
Make longer casts, land larger fish, cast in windy conditions and cast quickly
This action is a great skill to be able to master. You can switch it up based on the situation and allows for versatility.
This action will suit most anglers looking for the performance benefits of a faster action, while still wanting the versatility and feel of a deeper flexing rod.
This action also allows for versatility and flexibility to the situation.
Improved line control and accuracy over fast-action. Suited to widest range of fishing conditions – Great, versatile rod choice for beginners.
Choose this action if you need to make an accurate and gentle, short cast. This is typically a good cast action for beginners in order to have control as they increase in accuracy.
Great for beginners, short casts, small streams and rivers. Not ideal for windy conditions.
Whichever your style, you’re sure to not come out empty handed.
Book a trip with Alphonse Fishing Company today!