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Bait Shops Columbia MO

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

Tombstone Tackle
(573) 874-2277
1206 Business Loop 70 West Suite J
Columbia, MO
Mac Daddy Baits
(417) 207-7031
6012 Kent Dr B
Columbia, MO
Kipper Enterprises Inc
(573) 256-4451
11290 North Route East
Harrisburg, MO
Powder Horn Guns & Sporting Goods Inc
(573) 875-4867
1213 Old 63 North
Columbia, MO
Johnny G's Bait & Tackle
(573) 348-3388
440 Passover Road
Osage Beach, MO
Bass Professional Shops Sportsman's Center
(573) 886-7100
3100 Vandiver Drive
Columbia, MO
Powder Horn Guns & Sporting Goods Inc
(573) 875-4867
1213 Old 63 North
Columbia, MO
Live Bait & Tackle
(573) 237-9030
1106 Olive Road
New Haven, MO
Blue Parkway Bait & Dog Supplies
(816) 861-0041
6921 Blue Parkway
Kansas City, MO
Spirit Shop
(636) 789-5974
10330 Highway 21
Hillsboro, MO

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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