Five Tips on Purchasing a New Fly Rod

May 27, 2010 By: Marshall Cutchin

In an article for Juneau, Alaska’s Capital City Weekly, Rich Culver offers five tips for anglers who are looking for a new stick.
Culver says that, “with an understanding of a few general principles that define the characteristics and dynamics of all fly rods, you can easily match fly rod performance with your desired fishing conditions.”
He guides the reader through deciding how much to spend, target rod weight, proper rod length, and what action will best suit your casting style.
For more on choosing rods, read “Choosing a Fly Fishing Rod” on MidCurrent.