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VXP Fly Rod - 4 Piece

Sage VXP Fly Rod - 4 Piece

from $339.50 $485.00 30% Off

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Tenkara Package

Wetfly Tenkara Package

from $174.96 $249.95 30% Off

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TXL-F Fly Rod - 4 Piece

Sage TXL-F Fly Rod - 4 Piece

$625.00

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Response Fly Rod - 4-Piece

Sage Response Fly Rod - 4-Piece

$395.00

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ONE Fly Rod - 4 Piece

Sage ONE Fly Rod - 4 Piece

from $775.00

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Moran Cane Series Fly Rod - 2 Piece

Hardy Moran Cane Series Fly Rod - 2 Piece

$3,995.00

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Helios 2 Fly Rod - 4 Piece

Orvis Helios 2 Fly Rod - 4 Piece

from $795.00

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Classic Trout 4-Piece Fly Rod

Redington Classic Trout 4-Piece Fly Rod

$149.95

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Circa Fly Rod - 4 Piece

Sage Circa Fly Rod - 4 Piece

$775.00

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BVK Fly Rod - 4-Piece

TFO BVK Fly Rod - 4-Piece

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XF2 Streamflex Fly Rod - 4 Piece

Greys XF2 Streamflex Fly Rod - 4 Piece

$167.96 $239.95 30% Off

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RX Fly Rod - 4 Piece

Ross RX Fly Rod - 4 Piece

from $299.00

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Torrent 4-Piece Fly Rod

Redington Torrent 4-Piece Fly Rod

$249.95

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Clouser Series Fly Rod - 4-Piece

TFO Clouser Series Fly Rod - 4-Piece

from $239.95

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Path Complete 4-Piece Outfit

Redington Path Complete 4-Piece Outfit

$189.95

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Finesse Series Fly Rod - 4-Piece

TFO Finesse Series Fly Rod - 4-Piece

from $179.90

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Access Fly Rod - 4 Piece

Orvis Access Fly Rod - 4 Piece

from $395.00

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XF2 Fly Rod - 4 Piece

Greys XF2 Fly Rod - 4 Piece

$237.96 $339.95 30% Off

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GR30 Fly Rod - 4 Piece

Greys GR30 Fly Rod - 4 Piece

$104.99 $149.99 30% Off

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TiCr X Fly Rod - 4-Piece

TFO TiCr X Fly Rod - 4-Piece

from $259.95

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Axiom Fly Rod - 4-Piece

TFO Axiom Fly Rod - 4-Piece

from $274.95

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Iwana 12ft - Set

Tenkara USA Iwana 12ft - Set

$193.95

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Approach Fly Rod - 4-Piece

Sage Approach Fly Rod - 4-Piece

$295.00

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Superfine Glass Fly Rod - 3-Piece

Orvis Superfine Glass Fly Rod - 3-Piece

$394.95

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Ito 13-14ft 7in - Set

Tenkara USA Ito 13-14ft 7in - Set

$272.95

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Glass Fly Rod - 2 Piece

Hardy Glass Fly Rod - 2 Piece

from $349.00

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Lava Form Game Rod

Redington Lava Form Game Rod

$39.95

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Classic Trout 6-Piece Fly Rod

Redington Classic Trout 6-Piece Fly Rod

$118.96 $169.95 30% Off

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VXP Two-Handed Fly Rod - 4 Piece

Sage VXP Two-Handed Fly Rod - 4 Piece

$416.50 $595.00 30% Off

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Method Fly Rod - 4-Piece

Sage Method Fly Rod - 4-Piece

from $800.00

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Zenith Fly Rod - 4 Piece

Hardy Zenith Fly Rod - 4 Piece

from $629.00

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Deer Creek Series Spey Rod - 4-Piece

TFO Deer Creek Series Spey Rod - 4-Piece

from $379.95

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Vapen Red Fly Rod - 4-Piece

Redington Vapen Red Fly Rod - 4-Piece

$349.95

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How to Choose a Fly Rod

The first step in choosing a fly rod is to determine the correct rod weight. The rod's weight rating describes the fly-line weight it was designed to cast. Rods are rated between 0 and 14, with 0 being the lightest line and 14 the heaviest. Big fish and fishing over long distances or in heavy wind may require a heavier weight, whereas smaller fish and calmer conditions may require a lower weight.

0-8 Weight
For most freshwater fish, including trout, you'll typically want a weight between 0 and 8. The lightest line weights are ideal for small streams and fish, whereas heavier lines such as an 8-weight are suited for stiff winds and bigger fish. For example, a 5- or 6-weight rod would be a great choice for someone fishing trout for the first time. Shop 0-8 Weight Fly Rods
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9-14 Weight
Saltwater fish, as well as bigger freshwater species such as pike, may require a rod in the 9- to 14-weight range. Heavier lines can withstand stiffer winds, and these lines allow you to reel in bigger fish without overloading the rod. Unless you're mostly fishing in saltwater, it’s usually safe to stick to a low or mid-weight rod. Shop 9-14 Weight Fly Rods
Spey & Switch Fly Rods
Spey rods are used for double-handed casting (Spey casting) on big rivers or at fishing locations where there’s little room for a traditional back cast. You’re able to make longer casts and avoid obstacles by keeping most of the line in front of you. Switch rods offer the best of both worlds by allowing you to make either conventional casts or Spey casts. Shop Spey & Switch Fly Rods