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Fly Fishing Honolulu HI

Local resource for fly fishing in Honolulu. 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.

Bike Shop
(808)596-0588,(808)591-9163
1149 South King Street
Honolulu, HI
 
Nationscook
(808) 524-1472
802 Prospect Street Suite 102
Honolulu, HI
 
B Hayman CO Hawaii Limited
(808)677-4961,(808)677-4961
94-062 Leokane
Honolulu, HI
 
JCPenney
(808) 946-8068
1450 Ala Moana Blvd
Honolulu, HI
 
Roots & Relics
(808) 538-3311
249 Merchant Street
Honolulu, HI
 
O Kay Fishing Supplies
(808)528-1546,(808)528-1547
1011 Ala Moana Boulevard
Honolulu, HI
 
Security Equipment Corporation
(808) 589-0911
1322 Young Street
Honolulu, HI
 
Magnum Firearms
(808) 597-1911
940 Queen Street
Honolulu, HI
 
Hawaii All-Star Paintball Games LLC
(808) 842-7827
N Nimitz Hwy Diamond Head Of Disabled Am. Veterans Head Qtrs.
Honolulu, HI
 
Ebisuzaki S Inc
(808) 591-8738
851 Queen Street
Honolulu, HI
 

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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