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Fly Fishing Daytona Beach FL

Local resource for fly fishing in Daytona Beach. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to fly fishing gear and apparel, fly fishing stores, bait and tackle shops, fly fishing guides and fly fishing lessons, as well as advice and content on fly fishing services and resources.

Dick's Sporting Goods
(386) 255-5533
International Speedway Square
Daytona Beach, FL
 
Aamco Transmissions
(386) 253-7668
726 North Beach Street
Daytona Beach, FL
 
Fishin` Hole
(386) 252-9804
450 North Beach Street
Daytona Beach, FL
 
Smitty`s Fleet Service
(386) 257-3400
405 North Charles Street
Daytona Beach, FL
 
Maui Nix Surf Shop
(386) 254-5099
1700 West International Speedw
Daytona Beach, FL
 
Stetson University Girl's Soccer Academy
421 N. Woodland Blvd. Unit 8359
DeLand, FL
 
Play It Again Sports
(386) 238-6949
1500 Beville Road
Daytona Beach, FL
 
Jopps Tack & Broncos
(386) 761-4756
2579 Tribble Drive
Daytona Beach, FL
 
Kressman`s Repair Inc
(386) 252-5338
344 Drive Mary McLeod Bethu
Daytona Beach, FL
 
Poly-Gard of Daytona
(386) 253-7580
512 North Beach Street
Daytona Beach, FL
 

Fly Rod Length

Choosing a fly rod length is a relatively easy decision and quite dependent on where you will be fishing. If you will be fishing a small mountain stream or spring creek with a lot of cover, then a smaller rod will be necessary. On the flip side, if you’ll be fishing medium to large streams and rivers, then a longer fly rod will be in order because it will allow for longer casts and greatly improved line mending. For trout fishing on medium sized rivers or larger, a 9’ or longer rod is generally used. For the largest rivers, a 10’ rod is generally used. On very small rivers or spring creeks, small fly rods in the 7’ to 7.5’ range are generally the most effective and most used.

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Type of Fishing

I only fish for trout so my focus here will be limited to trout but even if you’re going for something other than trout, this is still an important consideration. If you’re going to be fly fishing in the ocean or a lake, you won’t want to buy a rod designed for trout as the performance of that rod will be horrible. Even if your focus is only trout, like mine, you’ll still need to consider what type of trout you’re after. If you’re fishing for native trout in a small mountain stream, that will be quite a bit different than fishing for Steelhead on one of the tributaries off Lake Erie. Keep this in mind as we continue to step through the selection process.

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