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Bait Shops Grand Prairie TX

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

Rae J Convenience Store & Bait Shop
(817) 468-1083
6900 New York Avenue
Arlington, TX
AJ's Marine Service
(817) 483-4730
6814 Bowman Springs Road
Arlington (Arlington Lake), TX
Fishin' World
(214) 358-4941
4609 West Lovers Lane
Dallas, TX
Outdoor World Grapevine
(972) 724-2018
2501 Bass Pro Drive
Grapevine, TX
Mason's Frame Shop
(817) 284-0264
6905 Boulevard 26
North Richland Hills, TX
(214) 638-9052
8115 Sovereign Row
Dallas, TX
Bull's Bait
(817) 429-7733
7313 Ellis Rd. P. O. Box 24246
Fort Worth, TX
Blue Drake Outfitters
(214) 350-4665
5370 West Lovers Lane Suite 320
Dallas, TX
Lester J's Tackle Co.
(800) 349-1661
6712 Starnes
North Richland Hills, TX
Tackle Box & More
(817) 451-5640
5416 East Berry Street
Fort Worth, TX

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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