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Bait Shops Avon Park FL

Welcome to the Hooked On Flies Local Pages. Here you will find local information about Bait Shops in Avon Park, FL. We also have compiled a list of businesses and services around Avon Park that should help with your local search.

Reds Fishing Tackle
(863) 453-7337
1001 Us Highway 27 South
Avon Park, FL
 
Boner Custom Rods
(863) 385-1470
2023 Us Highway 27 North
Sebring, FL
 
Harvey's Minute Market
(863) 635-5234
203 South Scenic Highway
Frostproof, FL
 
Powerline Marine
(305) 557-3551
7125 West 4Th Avenue
Hialeah, FL
 
Captain Jack's Bait & Tackle
(321) 783-3694
780 Mullet Road
Cape Canaveral, FL
 
Highland Angler's
(863) 382-0228
2159 Us Highway 27 North
Sebring, FL
 
Tackle Classics.com
(863) 635-7238
P.O. Box 276
Frostproof, FL
 
Outback USA
(863) 699-2220
14021 Us Highway 27 South
Sebring, FL
 
Wayside Farm General Store
(850) 574-3909
Blountstown Highway
Tallahassee, FL
 
Black Pearl Marine Inc
(239) 514-0924
6089 Lee Ann Lane
Naples, FL
 

How to Dress for Fly Fishing

As is the case with any outdoor activity, a fulfilling day of fly fishing depends not only on catching fish but also on comfort and safety. The most comfortable clothing are going to be made of synthetic and/or natural, breathable materials. These materials will protect the angler when inclement weather sets in.

When selecting clothing it is best to select items that have earth tones such as browns, tans or greens. These colors help the angler blend in with the surrounding environment, making them as unnoticeable as possible to the fish.

Summertime or warm climate fishing is easy to dress for. You can wear almost anything that will keep you cool and comfortable. Lightweight cotton or synthetic material will allow the perspiration to escape the easiest. Along with this, it is important to protect against the sun. Make sure to wear sunscreen, a hat and sunglasses. Some anglers who don’t mind getting wet will wear shorts and either a wading shoe or boot to protect their feet while wading.

Wintertime or cold climate fishing is a bit more challenging to prepare for. Choosing the proper interior clothing is essential when dressing for these occasions. Fleece or wool socks, long underwear and sweaters are essential. You’ll want to select a pair of pants that are not too tight or too loose. Jeans are not recommended because they don’t have much give to them and restrict movement when worn inside a pair of waders. Long underwear and either khakis or sweatpants are ideal.

In either climate you’ll want to be prepared for rain. The climate will determine what type of rain gear you wear. In warmer weather you’ll naturally want to wear lightweight rain gear that allows your body to breathe. In colder weather you’ll want to make sure you have some insulated rain gear available.

You’ll finish off your ensemble with the fly fishing vest. We’ve already discussed vests at some length in the Vests section so we won’t spend additional time here. Fishermen should consider how many things they intend to carry with them and then select an adequate vest for the task.

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