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Fly fishing is one of the most technically difficult types of fishing out there. There are many different techniques, gear items, and accessories to master and familiarize yourself with. Consider the art of fly casting. There have been full feature movies made about this art. Many anglers consider fly casting more of a work of art rather than being related to fishing. To be able to learn effectively and efficiently how to cast, you'll need to have the right tools in your hands.

This is where the fly rod comes into play. Fly fishing rods are very different from other types of fishing rods. The type of casting that is necessary in fly fishing is not used in other types of fishing. For a fly rod to be effective, it must have the right length, weight, and taper from the bottom to top. The taper is especially important because it allows you to cast heavy flies out to great distances and lay them down on the water as delicately as possible.

If you are on the market for a new fly rod, whether you are a beginning fly fisherman or an angler that is looking to upgrade, there are many factors that will play into your decision. Price is the most common and for many anglers on a budget, the most important. Fly rods can range from $20 all the way up to $1000, and the quality usually follows a similar pattern.

There is something to note about one brand of fly rod. Redington makes high quality fly rods that should be priced in the $400-$500 range. What is nice about this brand of fly rod is that they can usually be found bundled in a combo set up with reel and line for less than $200. Many anglers can attest to the quality of Redington fly rods, as portrayed in many online reviews. What you will need to do is read enough online fly rod reviews to determine if this is the right choice for you.

When choosing your next setup, be sure to do your homework. Reading online reviews, visiting fishing forums online, and talking with the experts down at your local fly shop are great ways to determine if a rod is a good purchase. It is important to have a high quality rod, especially when you are starting out. Learning the difficult casting techniques on a poorly made rod can deter most fishermen from wanting to pursue fly fishing as a hobby. Go with a Redington combo and you won't be sorry. Happy fishing!


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