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Fly Fishing Hollywood FL

Local resource for fly fishing in Hollywood. 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
(954) 430-5873
Pembroke Crossing
Pembroke Pines, FL
 
Pines Prep Academy
(954) 966-4777
7950 Taft Street
Pembroke Pines, FL
 
Carl`s Moto-X-Bicycle Shop
(954) 989-4422
6732 Stirling Road
Hollywood, FL
 
Allstate Insurance
(954) 436-6600
9000 Sheridan St. ste 160
Pembroke Pines, FL
 
ARR Learning Centers
(954) 432-9700
3230 South Douglas Road
Miramar, FL
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(954) 472-8855
The Fountains
Plantation, FL
 
Public Pawn & Jewelry Inc
(954) 987-1090
6798 Stirling Road
Hollywood, FL
 
Big Wheel Bicycle USA Inc
(954) 966-5545
7029 Taft Street
Hollywood, FL
 
Lil` Rascals Academy
(954) 961-7969
1911 Northwest 66th Avenue
Hollywood, FL
 
Adventure Bay Early Learning Center
(954) 441-4488
10950 Pembroke Road
Miramar, 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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