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Fly Fishing Denton TX

Local resource for fly fishing in Denton. 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
(972) 355-1111
5801 Long Prairie Road
Flower Mound, TX
 
Academy
(972) 316-5200
2428 South Stemmons Frwy (across from Vista Ridge Mall)
Lewisville, TX
 
Sports Authority
(214) 387-9215
Stonebriar Center, 2930 Preston Road, Suite 200-B
Frisco, TX
Services
Golf Trade-In Program, Firearms/Hunting, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Academy
(817) 410-4200
1523 State Hwy 114 West (at Hwy 26)
Grapevine, TX
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(972) 355-1111
5801 Long Prairie Road
Flower Mound, TX
 
Sports Authority
(940) 783-4100
Denton Crossing, 1800 S. Loop 288, Suite 240
Denton, TX
Services
Golf Trade-In Program, Firearms/Hunting, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Sports Authority
(972) 315-1500
Vista Ridge Village, 2325 S. Stemmons Freeway
Lewisville, TX
Services
Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Bass Pro Sports
(972) 724-2018
2501 Bass Pro Drive
Grapevine, TX
Hours
Mon - Sat 9:00am - 10:00pmSun 10:00am - 7:00pm

Dick's Sporting Goods
(972) 678-0650
170 E. Stacy Road
Allen, TX
 
Perusa Soccer Camp
Po Box 2703
Stafford, TX
 

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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